In this study, you will be asked to judge different faces for a trait on 1-7 scale. For example, you may be asked to rate faces for trustworthiness, masculinity or familiarity.


• All information will be kept anonymous. We are not interested in your personal scores we are looking for differences between groups so please answer as honestly as possible.

• If you don’t feel comfortable answering any of the questions please leave them blank.

• You have the right to withdraw at any point of the study.

• The study should last approximately 20 minutes.

By continuing you consent to take part in the study.




If you are a student at Stirling participating for credits please enter your SURNAME here:


Before you begin please fill in your:

*Age (in years):   

*Sex:       Male        Female 

*What nationality are you?

*What is your ethnicity?

*Sexuality -

Are you left- or right-handed:

Left-handed       Right-handed

Do you have a current partner? yes no

Please tell us about your appearance. Do you consider yourself to be of:

Low Attractiveness 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 High Attractiveness


for women only (ignore if male)

Do you currently use a hormonal contraceptive (e.g. pill, injection, patch)?   Yes    No

How many days ago did your last period of menstruation (menstrual bleeding) start? days


Rate the faces on the next page for the trait as instructed...