New Publication: Higher Voice Pitch Lets Female Faces Appear Younger


In a University of Vienna x University of Veterinary Medicine Vienna collaboration located at the CogSciHub, Biologists and Psychologists around Christina Krumpholz und Helmut Leder investigated whether voice pitch can influence how female faces are evaluated.

It is the first publication of PhD Student Christina Krumpholz in a collaboration between the University of Vienna and the University of Veterinary Medicine Vienna investigating comparative aesthetics in the WWTF funded project "A novel approach to investigate multi-modal attractiveness in humans and animals". 
The Project is located at the Vienna CogSciHub and the core team consists of:

  • Leonida Fusani
  • Helmut Leder
  • Cliodhna Quigley
  • Christina Krumpholz


Krumpholz, C., Quigley, C., Ameen, K., Reuter, C., Fusani, L., & Leder, H. (2022). The effects of pitch manipulation on male ratings of female speakers and their voices. Frontiers in Psychology, 13, 911854.

DOI: 10.3389/fpsyg.2022.911854 


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