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Christopher Watkins

Senior Lecturer

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

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2019

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.

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2018

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.

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787 Downloads (Pure)
2017
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9 Citations (Scopus)
33 Downloads (Pure)
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66 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., 1 Jun 2017, In : Cognition. 163, p. 146–154 9 p.

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1 Citation (Scopus)
29 Downloads (Pure)
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.

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4 Citations (Scopus)
30 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.

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5 Citations (Scopus)
58 Downloads (Pure)
2015

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.

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21 Citations (Scopus)
790 Downloads (Pure)
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.

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8 Citations (Scopus)
43 Downloads (Pure)
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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.

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29 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.

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34 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.

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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.

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26 Citations (Scopus)
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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.

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15 Citations (Scopus)

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.

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14 Citations (Scopus)
67 Downloads (Pure)

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.

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16 Citations (Scopus)
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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.

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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.

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6 Citations (Scopus)
54 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.

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22 Citations (Scopus)
2011

Dominant themes

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

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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.

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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.

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38 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., May 2011, In : Personality and Individual Differences. 50, 7, p. 1089-1093 5 p.

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20 Citations (Scopus)

Like father, like self: emotional closeness to father predicts women's preferences for self-resemblance in opposite-sex faces

Watkins, C. D., DeBruine, L. M., Smith, F. G., Jones, B. C., Vukovic, J. & Fraccaro, P. J., Jan 2011, In : Evolution and Human Behavior. 32, 1, p. 70-75 6 p.

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17 Citations (Scopus)
71 Downloads (Pure)

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., 12 Jul 2011, In : PNAS. 108, 28, p. 11710–11714. 5 p.

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28 Citations (Scopus)
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Perceptions of partner femininity predict individual differences in men’s sensitivity to facial cues of male dominance

Watkins, C. D., DeBruine, L. M., Little, A. C., Feinberg, D. R., Fraccaro, P. J. & Jones, B. C., Mar 2011, In : Journal of Evolutionary Psychology. 9, 1, p. 69-82 14 p.

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4 Citations (Scopus)

Reported sexual desire predicts men’s preferences for sexually dimorphic cues in women’s faces

Jones, B. C., Little, A. C., Watkins, C. D., Welling, L. L. & DeBruine, L. M., Dec 2011, In : Archives of Sexual Behavior. 40, 6, p. 1281–1285 5 p.

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12 Citations (Scopus)
2010

Correlated male preferences for femininity in female faces and voices

Fraccaro, P. J., Feinberg, D. R., DeBruine, L. M., Little, A. C., Watkins, C. D. & Jones, B. C., 2010, In : Evolutionary Pshycholgy. 8, 3, p. 447-461 15 p.

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31 Citations (Scopus)
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Individual differences in dominance perception: dominant men are less sensitive to facial cues of male dominance

Watkins, C. D., Jones, B. C. & DeBruine, L. M., Dec 2010, In : Personality and Individual Differences. 21, 5, p. 943-947 5 p.

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64 Citations (Scopus)

Taller men are less sensitive to cues of dominance in other men

Watkins, C. D., Fraccaro, P. J., Smith, F. G., Vukovic, J., Feinberg, D. R., DeBruine, L. M. & Jones, B. C., 2010, In : Behavioral Ecology. 21, 5, p. 943-947 5 p.

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66 Citations (Scopus)
36 Downloads (Pure)