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Christopher Watkins

Senior Lecturer

  • 501 Citations
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20102019
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2019
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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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Pair Bond
Mouth
Health
Courtship
Gestures
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Heel
Heterosexuality
Shoes
Sexual Selection
Contextual
2018
708 Downloads (Pure)

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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Aptitude
Cosmetics
Social Dominance
Color
Social Perception
2017
6 Citations (Scopus)
19 Downloads (Pure)
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beauty
social attraction
creativity
experiment
union and employers' representatives
51 Downloads (Pure)
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Cues
Health
Body Size
Costs
Body Physical Appearance
15 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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social attraction
trend
Cues
Attractiveness
psychometrics
2016
3 Citations (Scopus)
16 Downloads (Pure)

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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gender differences
sexual selection
social conflict
prediction
resource
5 Citations (Scopus)
42 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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social partnerships
mate choice
Wit and Humor
liner
cohesion
2015
19 Citations (Scopus)
282 Downloads (Pure)

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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Attractiveness
Trustworthiness
Managers
Senior managers
Shopfloor
2013
8 Citations (Scopus)
26 Downloads (Pure)

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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gender differences
Sex Characteristics
dominance (genetics)
safety
Cues
7 Downloads (Pure)
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Cues
Fraud
Costs and Cost Analysis
Social Behavior
Organizations
28 Citations (Scopus)

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

pathogen
pathogens
mate choice
mating behavior
woman
34 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

Adiposity
Women's Health
Young Adult
Health
Sex Characteristics
17 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

Femininity
Cues
Hydrocortisone
Individuality
Sex Characteristics
2012
25 Citations (Scopus)
16 Downloads (Pure)

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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sex ratio
symmetry
gender
sexual selection
population growth
15 Citations (Scopus)

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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Individuality
Social Dominance
14 Citations (Scopus)
43 Downloads (Pure)

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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resource scarcity
pathogen
pathogens
violence
effect
15 Citations (Scopus)
23 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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cost
resource
gender
experiment
effect
4 Citations (Scopus)

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

Men's Health
Cues
Masculine
Ambition
Masculinity
6 Citations (Scopus)
37 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., 2012, In : Experimental Psychology. 59, 6, p. 340-347 8 p.

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Social Support
Cues
Mating Factor
Femininity
Menstrual Cycle
19 Citations (Scopus)

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

Cues
Men's Health
Antisocial Personality Disorder
Symmetry
Heterosexuality
2011
3 Citations (Scopus)

Dominant themes

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

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10 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

learning
sexual selection
mating behavior
intersexual interaction
mate choice
37 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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19 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.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Masculinity
Cues
Color
17 Citations (Scopus)
50 Downloads (Pure)

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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fathers
imprinting
Fathers
phenotype
gender
27 Citations (Scopus)
14 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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Siblings
Cues
Inbreeding
Social Behavior
Avoidance Learning
4 Citations (Scopus)

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.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

femininity
masculinity
partner relationship
12 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.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Cues
Heterosexuality
Sexual
Attraction
Equipment and Supplies
2010
27 Citations (Scopus)
13 Downloads (Pure)

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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Femininity
Cues
Masculinity
Complement C3
61 Citations (Scopus)

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.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Individuality
Cues
Personality
Costs and Cost Analysis
Research
65 Citations (Scopus)
22 Downloads (Pure)

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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reproductive potential
cost
reproductive success
index
animals