The starting position of the cursor on the screen was randomised before each trial and the mouse cursor was hidden so observers could not easily identify a midpoint. Scores were averaged across subject identities for each observer separately for health and attractiveness trials. Mitchison D, Mond J. Shaun September 6, Elsevier Ltd ; ;
Trials were blocked by sex of the subject and by trial type.
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