Sexually dimorphic facial features vary according to level of autistic-like traits in the general population.

For each sex, four of the six sexually dimorphic facial distances significantly differentiated participants with high levels of autistic-like traits from those with low trait levels. All four features were less masculinized for high-trait males compared to low-trait males. Three or four features were less feminized , however, not consistent with the general pattern of findings and was more feminized among females who reported more autistic-like traits. Based on the four significantly different facial distances for each sex, discriminant function analysis correctly classified 89.7% of the males and 88.9% of the females into their respective high and low trait groups.

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BMC: Journal of NeuroDisorders : Advancing Interdisciplinary Research 2015

Niklas Rottke

Hi! My name is Niklas, and i have joined this company in summer 2017 as an intern. Up to today i am continiously improving my skills in using the "Schneemann System" by annotating millions of pictures of human faces. If i am not annotating, i am probably writing some new articles here...

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