The Study of Relationship between Facial Width-to-Height Ratio and Aggression


Facial-width-to-height ratio (fWHR) is a kind of facial feature that based on the overall facial in-formation and can be specifically measured. fWHR is closely related to the individual aggressive. The present study reviewed previous researches on aggression and measurement of fWHR, and described the relationship between fWHR and aggression under the external and internal factors. Moreover, the researchers explained them from the perspective of cognition, physics and evolutionary. In the future, the studies can deepen these fields to enrich the theories and effectively prevent and control violence in society.

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Liu, Y. and He, J. (2015) The Study of Relationship between Facial Width-to-Height Ratio and Aggression. Open Journal of Social Sciences, 3, 1-9. doi: 10.4236/jss.2015.310001.

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