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Christopher Watkins

Senior Lecturer

  • 557 Citations
  • 15 h-Index
20102020

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2020
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Using sexual selection theories to examine contextual variation in heterosexual women’s orientation toward high heels

Watkins, C. & Leitch, A., 1 Apr 2020, In : Archives of Sexual Behavior. 49, 3, p. 849-860 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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1 Citation (Scopus)
58 Downloads (Pure)
2019
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50 Downloads (Pure)

John Maynard Smith

Watkins, C. D., 22 May 2019, Encyclopedia of evolutionary psychological science. Shackelford, T. K. & Weekes-Shackelford, V. A. (eds.). Living edition ed. Cham: Springer, 6 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingEntry for encyclopedia/dictionary

1 Citation (Scopus)

Kissing

Watkins, C. D., 12 Feb 2019, Encyclopedia of evolutionary psychological science. Shackelford, T. K. & Weekes-Shackelford, V. A. (eds.). Living edition ed. Cham: Springer, 3 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingEntry for encyclopedia/dictionary

National income inequality predicts cultural variation in mouth to mouth kissing

Watkins, C. D., Leongómez, J. D., Bovet, J., Zelazniewicz, A., Korbmacher, M., Correa Varella, M. A., Fernandez, A. M., Wagstaff, D. & Bolgan, S., 30 Apr 2019, In : Scientific Reports. 9, 9 p., 6698.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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71 Downloads (Pure)
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21 Downloads (Pure)
2018

Do national health and wealth predict attitudes toward, and use of mouth-to-mouth kissing in romantic relationships?

Watkins, C. D., Loengomez, J. D., Bovet, J., Zelazniewicz, A., Korbmacher, M., Correa Varella, M. A., Fernandez, A. M., Wagstaff, D. & Bolgan, S., 7 Sep 2018, p. 104. 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePoster

Formidability and alliance politics in humans and nonhuman species

Watkins, C. D., 26 Sep 2018, The facial displays of leaders. Senior, C. (ed.). Palgrave Macmillan, p. 27-49 23 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

3 Citations (Scopus)
Open Access

Negative effects of makeup use on perceptions of leadership ability across two ethnicities

James, E. A., Jenkins, S. & Watkins, C. D., 1 May 2018, In : Perception. 47, 5, p. 540-549 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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847 Downloads (Pure)

Personality, gender, and culture

Watkins, C. D., 15 Feb 2018, Encyclopedia of evolutionary psychological science. Shackelford, T. K. & Weekes-Shackelford, V. A. (eds.). Living edition ed. Cham: Springer, 6 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingEntry for encyclopedia/dictionary

2017
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10 Citations (Scopus)
69 Downloads (Pure)
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189 Downloads (Pure)

Own attractiveness and perceived relationship quality shape sensitivity in women’s memory for other men on the attractiveness dimension

Watkins, C. D., Nicholls, M. J., Batres, C., Xiao, D., Talamas, S. & Perrett, D. I., 3 Jun 2017.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Own attractiveness and perceived relationship quality shape sensitivity in women’s memory for other men on the attractiveness dimension

Watkins, C. D., Nicholls, M. J., Batres, C., Xiao, D., Talamas, S. & Perrett, D. I., 1 Jun 2017, In : Cognition. 163, p. 146–154 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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3 Citations (Scopus)
62 Downloads (Pure)

Selective memory and the sex ratio: attractive women have better memory for how men look when men outnumber women

Watkins, C. D. & Perrett, D., 3 Jun 2017, p. 136. 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePoster

2016

Competition-related factors directly influence preferences for facial cues of dominance in allies

Watkins, C. D. & Jones, B. C., 1 Dec 2016, In : Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology. 70, 12, p. 2071-2079 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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5 Citations (Scopus)
67 Downloads (Pure)

It’s the way he tells them (and who is listening): men’s dominance is positively correlated with their preference for jokes told by dominant-sounding men

Cowan, M. L., Watkins, C. D., Fraccaro, P. J., Feinberg, D. R. & Little, A. C., Mar 2016, In : Evolution and Human Behavior. 37, 2, p. 97-104 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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5 Citations (Scopus)
98 Downloads (Pure)

Own attractiveness and perceived relationship quality shape sensitivity in women’s memory for other men on the attractiveness dimension

Watkins, C. D., Nicholls, M. J., Batres, C., Xiao, D., Talamas, S. & Perrett, D. I., 5 Aug 2016, p. 101. 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePoster

Open Access

Vocal indicators of dominance

Watkins, C. D. & Pisanski, K., 16 Dec 2016, Encyclopedia of evolutionary psychological science. Shackelford, T. K. & Weekes-Shackelford, V. A. (eds.). 1 ed. Springer, 6 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingEntry for encyclopedia/dictionary

2015

It's the way he tells them: men's dominance is well-correlated with their predictions for jokes told by dominant-sounding men

Cowan, M. L., Watkins, C. D., Fraccaro, P. J., Feinberg, D. R. & Little, A. C., 2015.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Perceptions of facial dominance, trustworthiness and attractiveness predict managerial pay awards in experimental tasks

Fruhen, L. S., Watkins, C. D. & Jones, B. C., Dec 2015, In : Leadership Quarterly. 26, 6, p. 1005-1016 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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22 Citations (Scopus)
877 Downloads (Pure)

Social support influences preferences for feminine facial cues in potential social partners

Watkins, C. D., Debruine, L. M., Little, A. C. & Jones, B. C., 1 Apr 2015, p. 109. 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePoster

2014

A sex difference in the context sensitivity of dominance perceptions

Watkins, C. D., Debruine, L. M., Feinberg, D. R. & Jones, B. C., 2014, p. 76. 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceAbstract

Open Access

Beauty in the eye of the beholder: potentially adaptive individual differences in human mate preferences

Debruine, L. M., Jones, B. C., Roberts, S. C., Little, A. C. & Watkins, C. D., 31 Jan 2014, Animal behavior: how and why animals do the things they do. Yasukawa, K. & Tang-Martinez, Z. (eds.). Santa Barbara, California: Praeger, p. 311-345 35 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Do romantic partners impose greater financial costs than other social partners?

Cunningham, C. L., Tilley, E. B. & Watkins, C. D., 25 Oct 2014.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePoster

Priming concerns about pathogen threat versus resource scarcity: dissociable effects on women’s perceptions of men’s attractiveness and dominance

Watkins, C. D., DeBruine, L. M., Little, A. C., Feinberg, D. R. & Jones, B. C., 2014.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

2013

A sex difference in the context-sensitivity of dominance perceptions

Watkins, C. D., DeBruine, L. M., Feinberg, D. R. & Jones, B. C., Sep 2013, In : Evolution and Human Behavior. 34, 5, p. 366–372 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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9 Citations (Scopus)
103 Downloads (Pure)
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48 Downloads (Pure)

Experimental tests of mate preferences predict real-world mate choice

Fincher, C., Debruine, L., Watkins, C. D., Little, A. & Jones, B., 27 Mar 2013. 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePoster

Open Access

Pathogen disgust predicts women’s preferences for masculinity in men’s voices, faces, and bodies

Jones, B. C., Feinberg, D. R., Watkins, C. D., Fincher, C. L., Little, A. C. & DeBruine, L. M., Mar 2013, In : Behavioral Ecology. 24, 2, p. 373-379 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

32 Citations (Scopus)

Perceived facial adiposity conveys information about women's health

Tinlin, R. M., Watkins, C. D., Welling, L. L. M., DeBruine, L. M., Al-Dujaili, E. A. S. & Jones, B. C., May 2013, In : British Journal of Psychology. 104, 2, p. 235-248 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

35 Citations (Scopus)

Salivary cortisol and pathogen disgust predict men's preferences for feminine shape cues in women's faces

Jones, B. C., Fincher, C. L., Welling, L. L. M., Little, A. C., Feinberg, D. R., Watkins, C. D., Al-Dujaili, E. A. S. & DeBruine, L. M., Feb 2013, In : Biological Psychology. 92, 2, p. 233-240 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

17 Citations (Scopus)
2012

Cues to the sex ratio of the local population influence women’s preferences for facial symmetry

Watkins, C. D., Jones, B. C., Little, A. C., DeBruine, L. M. & Feinberg, D. R., Feb 2012, In : Animal Behaviour. 83, 2, p. 545-553 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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26 Citations (Scopus)
84 Downloads (Pure)

Individual differences in women's perceptions of other women's dominance

Watkins, C. D., Quist, M. C., Smith, F. G., DeBruine, L. M. & Jones, B. C., 2012, In : European Journal of Personality. 26, 1, p. 79–86 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

15 Citations (Scopus)

Opposite-sex siblings decrease attraction, but not prosocial attributions, to self-resembling opposite-sex faces

DeBruine, L. M., Jones, B. C., Watkins, C. D., Roberts, S. C., Little, A. C., Smith, F. G. & Quist, M. C., 27 Mar 2012, p. 48. 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePoster

Perceived facial adiposity conveys information about women’s health

Tinlin, R. M., Watkins, C. D., Welling, L. L. M., DeBruine, L. M., Al-Dujaili, E. A. S. & Jones, B. C., 17 Jun 2012. 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePoster

Priming concerns about pathogen threat versus resource scarcity: dissociable effects on women’s perceptions of men’s attractiveness and dominance

Watkins, C. D., DeBruine, L. M., Little, A. C., Feinberg, D. R. & Jones, B. C., Dec 2012, In : Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology. 66, 12, p. 1549–1556 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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16 Citations (Scopus)
113 Downloads (Pure)

Priming men with different contest outcomes modulates their dominance perceptions

Watkins, C. D. & Jones, B. C., 17 Jun 2012. 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceOther

Priming men with different contest outcomes modulates their dominance perceptions

Watkins, C. D. & Jones, B. C., 2012, In : Behavioral Ecology. 23, 3, p. 539-543 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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17 Citations (Scopus)
67 Downloads (Pure)

Reproductive ambition predicts partnered, but not unpartnered, women's preferences for masculine men

Watkins, C. D., Aug 2012, In : British Journal of Psychology. 103, 3, p. 317–329 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

6 Citations (Scopus)

Social support influences preferences for feminine facial cues in potential social partners

Watkins, C. D., DeBruine, L. M., Little, A. C. & Jones, B. C., 2012, In : Experimental Psychology. 59, 6, p. 340-347 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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6 Citations (Scopus)
84 Downloads (Pure)

Sociosexuality predicts women’s preferences for symmetry in men’s faces

Quist, M. C., Watkins, C. D., Smith, F. G., Little, A. C., DeBruine, L. M. & Jones, B. C., Dec 2012, In : Archives of Sexual Behavior. 41, 6, p. 1415–1421 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

24 Citations (Scopus)
2011

Cues to the sex ratio of the local population influence women’s preferences for facial symmetry

Watkins, C. D., Jones, B., Little, A., DeBruine, L. & Feinberg, D., 1 Jul 2011.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceOther

Dominant themes

Watkins, C. D., Jul 2011, In : The Psychologist. 24, 7, p. 550-551 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

3 Citations (Scopus)

'Eavesdropping' and perceived male dominance rank in humans

Jones, B. C., DeBruine, L. M., Little, A. C., Watkins, C. D. & Feinberg, D. R., Jun 2011, In : Animal Behaviour. 81, 6, p. 1203-1208 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

10 Citations (Scopus)

Experimental evidence that women speak in a higher voice pitch to men they find attractive

Fraccaro, P. J., Jones, B. C., Vukovic, J., Smith, F. G., Watkins, C. D., Feinberg, D. R., Little, A. C. & DeBruine, L. M., Mar 2011, In : Journal of Evolutionary Psychology. 9, 1, p. 57-67 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

41 Citations (Scopus)

Facial masculinity is a cue to women’s dominance

Quist, M. C., Watkins, C. D., Smith, F. G., DeBruine, L. M. & Jones, B. C., 26 Mar 2011, p. 105. 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePoster