Sex‐specific variation in facial masculinity/ femininity associated with autistic traits in the general population. DW Tan, MT Maybery, L Ewing, JX Tay, PR Eastwood, AJO Whitehouse.

Date: December 2019. Source: British Journal Psychology. doi: 10.1111/bjop.12436. (Online) Abstract: Reports linking prenatal testosterone exposure to autistic traits and to a masculinized face structure have motivated research investigating whether autism is associated with facial masculinization. This association has been reported with greater consistency for females than for males, in studies comparing groups with high […]

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Genome-wide association study of facial morphology reveals novel associations with FREM1 and PARK2. MK Lee, JR Shaffer JR, EJ Leslie, E Orlova, JC Carlson, E Feingold, ML Marazita, SM Weinberg.

Date: April 2017. Source: PLoS One. 12(4): e0176566. Abstract: Several studies have now shown evidence of association between common genetic variants and quantitative facial traits in humans. The reported associations generally involve simple univariate measures and likely represent only a small fraction of the genetic loci influencing facial morphology. In this study, we applied factor […]

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Facial dimensions of Malay children with repaired unilateral cleft lip and palate: a three dimensional analysis. M Zreaqat, R Hassan, AS Halim.

Date: June 2012. Source: International Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery; 41(6):783-8. Abstract: This comparative cross-sectional study assessed the facial surface dimensions of a group of Malay children with unilateral cleft lip and palate (UCLP) and compared them with a control group. 30 Malay children with UCLP aged 8–10 years and 30 unaffected age-matched children […]

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