Title

Parental Attachment to Early Adolescents and Parents' Emotional and Marital Adjustment A Longitudinal Study

Document Type

Article

Journal/Book Title/Conference

The Journal of Early Adolescence

Volume

13

Issue

3

Publisher

SAGE

Publication Date

8-1993

First Page

311

Last Page

328

DOI

10.1177/0272431693013003005

Abstract

We reported in this journal (Langlois & Roggman, 1990) findings showing that attractive faces are those that represent the mathematical average of faces in a population These findings were intriguing because they provided a parsimonious definition of facial attractiveness and because they supported explanations of attractiveness from the point of view of both evolutionary and cognitive-prototype theory Since our 1990 report, several alternative explanations of our findings have been offered In this article, we show that none of these alternatives explains our results adequately

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