In Press/2017

Lefevre, C. E. & Saxton, T. K. (2017). Parental preferences for offspring partner’s facial traits can enhance parental inclusive fitness, Evolution and Human Behavior, 38(4), 546-551.


Turner, P.G. & Lefevre, C. E. (2017) Instagram Use Negatively Affects Symptoms of Orthorexia Nervosa, Eating and Weight Disorders, 22(2), 277-284.


Paukner, A., Wooddell, L.J., Lefevre, C. E., Lonsdorf, E., & Lonsdorf, E. (2017). Do capuchin monkeys (Sapajus apella) prefer symmetrical face shapes? Journal of Comparative Psychology, 131(1).



Lewis, G.J., Lefevre, C.E., & Young, A.W. (2016). Functional architecture of visual emotion recognition ability: A latent variable approach, Journal of Experimental Psychology: General, 145, 589.


Bruine de Bruin, W., Lefevre, C. E., Taylor, A.L., Dessai, S., Fischhoff, B., & Kovats, S. (2016). Promoting protection against a threat that evokes positive affect: The case of heat waves in the UK, Journal of Experimental Psychology: Applied, 22(3), 261-271.


Santos, I., Carrito, M.L., Lefevre, C. E., Whitehead, R.D., Silva, C.F., & Perrett, D.I. (2016). The Role of Sexually Dimorphic Skin Colour and Shape in Attractiveness of Male Faces, Evolution and Human Behavior, 37, 125-133.



Khare, S., Hajat, S., Kovats, S., Lefevre, C. E., Bruine de Bruin, W., Dessai, S., & Bone, A. (2015). Heat protection behaviour in the UK: Results of an online survey after the 2013 heatwave, BMC Public Health, 15:878. LINK


Lefevre, C. E., Bruine de Bruin, W., Taylor, A. L., Dessai, S., Kovats, S., & Fischhoff, B. (2015). Predicting heat protection behaviors during the July 2013 heat wave in the United Kingdom, Social Science & Medicine, 128, 282-289. LINK


Lefevre, C. E. & Perrett, D. I. (2015).  Fruit over sunbed: Carotenoid skin colouration is found more attractive than melanin colouration. Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology, 68(2), 284-293. LINK



Lefevre, C. E., Etchells, P. J., Howell, E. C., Clark, A. P., & Penton-Voak, I. S. (2014). Facial width-to-height ratio predicts self-reported dominance and aggression in males and females, but a measure of masculinity does not. Biology Letters, 10: 20140729.


Spisak, B.R., Blaker, N.M., Lefevre, C.E., Moore, F.M., & Krebbers, K.F.B. (2014). A face for all seasons: Searching for context-specific leadership traits and discovering a general preference for perceived health. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, 8: 792. LINK


Lefevre, C. E., Wilson, V.A.D., Morton, F.B., Brosnan, S., Paukner, A. & Bates, T. C. (2014). Facial width-to-height ratio relates to alpha status and assertive personality in capuchin monkeys. PLoS ONE, 9(4), e93369. LINK


Re, D.E., Lefevre, C.E., DeBruine, L.M., Jones, B.C., & Perrett, D.I (2014). Impressions of dominance are altered by proximate faces. Evolutionary Psychology, 12(1): 251-263. LINK


Lefevre, C. E. & Lewis, G.J. (2014). Perceiving aggression from facial structure: Further evidence for a positive association with facial width-to-height ratio and masculinity, but not for moderation by self-reported dominance. European Journal of Personality, 28(6), 530-537. LINK


Wilson, V.A.D., Lefevre, C. E., Morton, F.B., Brosnan, S., Paukner, A. & Bates, T. C. (2014). Personality and facial morphology: Links to assertiveness and neuroticism in capuchins (Sapajus [Cebus] apella). Personality and Individual Differences, 58, 84-94. LINK



Lefevre, C. E., Ewbank, M., Calder, A.J., von dem Hagen, E. & Perrett, D. I. (2013). It’s all in the face: Increased yellowness is only found attractive in the context of a face. Biology Letters, 9: 20130633. LINK


Lefevre, C. E., Lewis, G. J., Perrett, D. I. & Penke, L. (2013). Telling facial metrics: facial width-to-height ratio is associated with testosterone levels in men. Evolution and Human Behavior, 34, 273-279. LINK



Coetzee, V., Faerber, S.J., Greeff, J.M., Lefevre, C. E., Re, D.E.,  & Perrett, D.I. (2012). African perceptions of female attractiveness. PLoS ONE, 7(10), e48116. LINK


Hahn, A.C., Whitehead, R.D., Albrecht, M., Lefevre, C. E., & Perrett, D.I. (2012). Hot or Not? Thermal reactions to social contact. Biology Letters, 8, 864-867. LINK


Lefevre, C. E., Lewis, G. J., Bates, T. C., Dzhelyova, M., Coetzee, V. , Deary, I. J., & Perrett, D. I. (2012). No evidence for sexual dimorphism of facial width-to-height ratio in four large adult samples. Evolution and Human Behavior, 33, 623-627. LINK


Lewis, G. J., Lefevre, C. E., & Bates, T. C. (2012). Facial width-height ratio predicts achievement drive in US presidents. Personality and Individual Differences, 52, 855-857. LINK



de-Wit, L., Lefevre, C. E., Kentridge, R., Rees, G. & Saygin, A.P. (2011) Investigating the status of biological stimuli as objects of attention in multiple object tracking. Plos ONE, 6(3), e16232. LINK




  Other Publications

Lefevre, C.E. (2012). EHBEA 2012 conference review. PsyPag Quarterly.


Blythe, J. & Lefevre, C. E. (2016). How to save the Internet of Things from cyber-attacks – with psychology. [LINK]



Journal Articles