The Face Research Lab is run by Ben Jones and Lisa DeBruine and is based in the Institute of Neuroscience and Psychology at the University of Glasgow.

Our research on face perception has been funded by the ERC (Europe), ESRC (UK), Wellcome Trust (UK), National Science Foundation (USA), Nuffield Foundation (UK), and NSERC (Canada). We currently hold two ERC grants (OCMATE and KINSHIP) worth a total of €3.4M.

Visit FaceResearch.org, our online psychology testing website where the Face Research Lab is running a number of short, interesting online psychology experiments about face and voice preferences. It was listed by the New York Times as one of the Best Online Psychology Tests. You can also learn about the technology we use for face research.

Special issue Face perception: social, neuropsychological and comparative perspectives, the special issue of Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B guest edited by Anthony Little, Benedict Jones and Lisa DeBruine.

Recent News:

  • 31 July 2017 » Congratulations to Dr Kieran O'Shea, who successfully defended his PhD today.
  • 28 June 2017 » We've posted a new preprint on BioRxiv, Hormonal correlates of pathogen disgust: Testing the Compensatory Prophylaxis Hypothesis
  • 26 June 2017 » We've posted a new preprint on BioRxiv, General sexual desire, but not desire for uncommitted sexual relationships, tracks changes in women's hormonal status
  • 23 June 2017 » Congratulations to Claire Fisher, who successfully defended her PhD today!
  • 01 June 2017 » Congratulations to Dr Michal Kandrik, who will be starting an Assistant Professorship at Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam in August.
  • 28 May 2017 » We've posted a large, open-access image set on figshare.
  • 10 May 2017 » We've posted three preprints. You can access the manuscripts at BioRχiv and the data and analysis files at the linked OSF projects.
    • Jones et al. Women's Preferences For Facial Masculinity Are Not Related To Their Hormonal Status (manuscript / data)
    • Jones et al. Within-Woman Hormone-Attractiveness Correlations Are Not Simply Byproducts Of Between-Women Hormone-Attractiveness Correlations (manuscript / data)
    • DeBruine et al. Positive Sexual Imprinting For Human Eye Color (manuscript / data)
  • 26 March 2017 » Congratulations to Dr Hongyi Wang, who was offered a tenure-track senior research fellowship at East China Normal University in Shanghai.
  • 20 March 2017 » We just made an image set open access at doi:10.6084/m9.figshare.4220517.v1
  • 01 January 2017 » Anthony Lee begins his 2-year Marie Skłodowska-Curie Individual Fellowship: “A data-driven, multivariate approach to human mate preferences”.
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