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Groyecka-Bernard, A., Sorokowski, P., Karwowski, M.,...Batres, C.,... & Sorokowska, A. (2024). Conservatism negatively predicts creativity: A study across 28 countriesJournal of Cross-Cultural Psychology.

Jucker, J.L., Thornborrow, T.,... Batres, C.,...& Boothroyd, L.G. (2024). Cultural predictors of facial ethnicity preference in the miskitu and mestizos of rural NicaraguaJournal of Cross-Cultural Psychology.

Aung, T., Hill, A. K., Hlay, J. K.,...Batres, C.,... & Puts, D. (2024). Effects of voice pitch on social perceptions vary with relational mobility and homicide rate. Psychological Science.

Koenig, B. L., Savage, J. M., Leukel, P. J.,... & Batres, C. (2023). Calibrated functional projection of sexual interest: A speed-dating cosmetics experiment. The Journal of the Evolutionary Studies Consortium.

Sorokowska, A., Kowal, M., Saluja, S.,... Batres, C.,... & Croy, I. (2023). Love and affectionate touch toward romantic partners all over the world. Scientific Reports.

Buchanan, E. M., Lewis, S. C., Paris, B.,... Batres, C.,... & Vega, D. (2023). The Psychological Science Accelerator's COVID-19 rapid-response dataset. Scientific Data.


Batres, C., Russell, R., & Workowski, M. (2022). Makeup applied to facial features increases perceived skin evenness. Vision Research.


Batres, C., & Robinson, H. (2022). Makeup increases attractiveness in male faces. PloS ONE.

Batres, C., Jones, A.L., Barlett, C.P., Porcheron, A., Morizot, F., & Russell, R. (2022). Makeup works by modifying factors of facial beauty. Psychology of Aesthetics, Creativity, and the Arts.

Dorison, C. A., Lerner, J. S., Heller, B. H.,... Batres, C.,... & Coles, N. (2022). In COVID-19 health messaging, loss framing increases anxiety with little-to-no concomitant benefits: Experimental evidence from 84 countries. Affective Science.

Kerry, N., Al-Shawaf, L., Barbato, M., Batres, C.,... & Murray, D. R. (2022). Experimental and cross-cultural evidence that parenthood and parental care motives increase social conservatism. Proceedings of the Royal Society B.

Kowal, M., Sorokowski, P., Pisanski, K.,... Batres, C.,... & Mišetić, K. (2022). Predictors of enhancing human physical attractiveness: Data from 93 countries. Evolution and Human Behavior.

Batres, C., & Shiramizu, V. (2022). Examining the “attractiveness halo effect” across cultures. Current Psychology.

Hlay, J.K., Albert, G., Batres, C.,... & Hodges-Simeon, C.R. (2022). Disgust sensitivity predicts sociosexuality across cultures. Evolution and Human Behavior.

Legate, N., Ngyuen, T.V., Weinstein, N.,... Batres, C.,... & Primbs, M. (2022). A global experiment on motivating social distancing during the COVID-19 pandemic. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.

Bago, B., Kovacs, M., Protzko, J.,... Batres, C.,... & Aczel, B. (2022). Situational factors shape moral judgements in the trolley dilemma in Eastern, Southern and Western countries in a culturally diverse sample. Nature Human Behaviour.

Landy, J. F., Rottman, J., Batres, C., & Leimgruber, K. L. (2021). Disgusting Democrats and repulsive Republicans: Members of political outgroups are considered physically gross. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin.


Boothroyd, L.G., Jucker, J. L., Thornborrow, T., Tovee, M.J., Batres, C., & Penton-Voak, I. (2021). Testing mate choice hypotheses in a transitional small scale population. Adaptive Human Behavior and Physiology.

Wang, K., Goldenberg, A., Dorison, C.A.,... Batres, C.,... & Moshontz, H. (2021). A multi-country test of brief reappraisal interventions on emotions during the COVID-19 pandemic. Nature Human Behaviour.

Walter, K.V., Conroy-Beam, D., Buss, D.M.,... Batres, C.,... & Zupančič, M. (2021). Sex differences in human mate preferences vary across sex ratios. Proceedings of the Royal Society B.


Batres, C., Porcheron, A., Courrèges, S., & Russell, R. (2021). Professional versus self-applied makeup: Do makeup artists add value? Perception.

Hlay, J.K., Albert, G., Batres, C., Richardson, G., Placek, C., Arnocky, S., Lieberman, D., & Hodges-Simeon, C. R. (2021). The evolution of disgust for pathogen detection and avoidance. Scientific Reports.

Sorokowska, A., Saluja, S., Sorokowski, P.,... Batres, C.,... & Croy, I. (2021). Affective interpersonal touch in close relationships: A cross-cultural perspective. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin.

Jones, B.C., DeBruine, L.M., Flake, J.K.,... Batres, C.,... & Coles, N.A. (2021). To which world regions does the valence–dominance model of social perception apply? Nature Human Behaviour.

Sorokowski, P., Sorokowska, A., Karwowski, M., ... Batres, C.,... & Sternberg, R.J. (2020). Universality of the triangular theory of love: adaptation and psychometric properties of the triangular love scale in 25 countries. The Journal of Sex Research.

Batres, C., & Russell, R. (2020). Examining the influence of cosmetics on jury decisions. Cosmetics.

Batres C. (2020). Cultural differences in mate preferences. Encyclopedia of Evolutionary Psychological Science.

Walter, K. V., Conroy-Beam, D., Buss, D. M., ... Batres, C.,... & Amjad, N. (2020). Sex differences in mate preferences across 45 countries: a large-scale replication. Psychological Science.

Batres, C., Jones, B. C., & Perrett, D. I. (2020). Attraction to men and women predicts sexual dimorphism preferences. International Journal of Sexual Health.

Russell, R., Batres, C., Jones, A., & Porcheron, A. (2019). A role for contrast gain control in skin appearance. Journal of Vision.

Conroy-Beam, D., Buss, D. M., Asao, K., ... Batres, C.,... & Zupancic, M. (2019). Contrasting computational models of mate preference integration across 45 countries. Scientific Reports.

Batres C. (2019). Sexual infidelity versus emotional infidelity. Encyclopedia of Evolutionary Psychological Science.


Borras, M. L., Batres, C., & Perrett, D. I. (2019). Fear of violence among Colombian women is associated with reduced preferences for high-BMI men. Human Nature.

Conroy-Beam, D., Roney, J. R., Lukaszewski, A. W., ... Batres, C.,... & Alm, C. (2019). Assortative mating and the evolution of desirability covariation. Evolution and Human Behavior.


Batres, C., Porcheron, A., Latreille, J., Roche, M., Morizot, F., & Russell, R. (2019). Cosmetics increase skin evenness: Evidence from perceptual and physical measures. Skin Research & Technology.

Batres, C., & Perrett, D. I. (2019). Pathogen disgust sensitivity changes according to the perceived harshness of the environment. Cognition and Emotion.

Batres, C., Kramer, S. S., DeAngelis, C. G., & Russell, R. (2019). Examining the ‘cosmetics placebo effect’. PloS ONE.

Moshontz, H., Campbell, L., Ebersole, C. R.,... Batres, C.,... & Flake, J. K. (2018). The Psychological Science Accelerator: advancing psychology through a distributed collaborative network. Advances in Methods and Practices in Psychological Science.


Batres, C., Porcheron, A., Kaminski, G., Courrèges, S., Morizot, F., & Russell, R. (2018). Evidence that the hormonal contraceptive pill is associated with cosmetic habits. Frontiers in Psychology.

Russell, R., Batres, C., Courrèges, S., Kaminski, G., Soppelsa, F., Morizot, F., & Porcheron, A. (2018). Differential effects of makeup on perceived age. British Journal of Psychology.

Borras Guevara M.L., & Batres C. (2018). Male protection. Encyclopedia of Evolutionary Psychological Science.

Batres, C., Russell, R., Simpson, J. A., Campbell, L., Milroy A. M., & Cronk, L. (2018). Evidence that makeup is a false signal of sociosexuality. Personality and Individual Differences.

Batres, C., Borras-Guevara, M.L., & Perrett, D.I. (2018). Collecting data cross-culturally: Methodological challenges that arise when testing non-WEIRD populations. SAGE Research Methods Cases.​​

Borras, M. L., Batres, C., & Perrett, D. I. (2017). Domestic violence shapes Colombian women's partner choices. Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology.

Jones, A., Batres, C., Porcheron, A., Sweda, J., Morizot, F., & Russell, R. (2017). Positive facial affect looks healthy. Visual Cognition.

Batres, C., Kannan, M., & Perrett, D.I. (2017). Familiarity with own population's appearance influences facial preferences. Human Nature.

Borras, M. L., Batres, C., & Perrett, D. I. (2017). Aggressor or protector? Experiences and perceptions of violence predict preferences for masculinity. Evolution and Human Behavior.

Watkins, C. D., Nicholls, M. J., Batres, C., Xiao, D., Talamas, S., & Perrett, D. I. (2017). Own attractiveness and perceived relationship quality shape sensitivity in women’s memory for other men on the attractiveness dimension. Cognition.

Batres, C., & Perrett, D.I. (2016). How the harsh environment of an army training camp changes human (Homo sapiens) facial preferences. Ethology.

Batres, C., & Perrett, D.I. (2016). Early menarche is associated with preference for masculine male faces and younger preferred age to have a first child. Evolutionary Psychology.


Batres, C., Re, D.E., & Perrett, D.I. (2015) Influence of perceived height, masculinity, and age on each other and on perceptions of dominance in male faces. Perception.


Batres, C., & Perrett, D.I. (2014). The influence of the digital divide on face preferences in El Salvador: people without internet access prefer more feminine men, more masculine women, and women with higher adiposity. PLoS ONE.

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