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Name  David Perrett

Role  Professor
David Perrett httpsriswebstandrewsacukportalfiles15297
Books  In Your Face: The New Science of Human Attraction

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David Ian Perrett FBA FRSE (born 11 April 1954) is a professor of psychology at the University of St Andrews in Scotland, where he leads the Perception Lab. The main focus in his team's research is on face perception, including facial cues to health, effects of physiological conditions on facial appearance, and facial preferences in social settings such as trust games and mate choice. He has published over 400 peer-reviewed articles, many of which appearing in leading scientific journals such as the Proceedings of the Royal Society of London Series B - Biological Sciences, Psychological Science, and Nature.


Perrett received the British Psychological Society President's Award for Distinguished Contributions to Psychological Knowledge in 2000, the Golden Brain Award of Minerva Foundation in 2002, the Experimental Psychology Society Mid-Career prize (2008), and a British Academy Wolfson Research Professorship (2009–2012).

Additional reading

  • "Face It: Average Just Isn't Beautiful", Chicago Sun-Times, March 17, 1994.
  • "Average Faces Get Low Beauty Rating", San Jose Mercury News, March 17, 1994.
  • "Why Boyzone has them swooning", New Scientist, August 29, 1998.
  • "A bit on the side", New Scientist, June 26, 1999.
  • "Playing the Mating Game: When will a woman go for the hunk or the hubby?", Newsweek, July 5, 1999.
  • "Top Brass: A voyage of discovery around the human mind; The 10 leading psychologists in Britain, as chosen by their peers", The Independent, October 14, 2001.
  • "Like father like husband", New Scientist, February 2, 2002.
  • References

    David Perrett Wikipedia