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    • Behavioral display of lumbar curvature in response to the opposite sex 

      Şenveli, Zeynep (Bilkent University, 2017-06)
      The aim of this thesis was to investigate the hypothesis that women adjust their lumbar curvature to approach the suggested biomechanical optimum of 45.5 degrees in response to the presence of an attractive member of the ...
    • The dimples of Venus: an adaptive morphological trait of physical attractiveness 

      Flores, Jonathon Albert (Bilkent University, 2017-07)
      This thesis documents a series of studies investigating the Dimples of Venus (DOV) as a physically attractive fitness-relevant cue in mating contexts. Judgments of attractiveness across four studies were measured through ...
    • Effects of operational sex ratio on sexual misperception 

      Demirci, Dilara Ekin (Bilkent University, 2017-06)
      The current thesis investigates the operational sex ratio of the environment and its effects on people’s accuracy in evaluating the sex and commitment intent of others. We conducted a speed meeting experiment in Ihsan ...