ao. Univ.-Prof. Mag. Dr. Katrin Schäfer



Baumann, L., & Schäfer, K. (2018). Evolutionary explanations of sex-differences in weather forecast use. Poster session presented at 30th Annual Meeting of the Human Behavior and Evolution Society, Amsterdam, Netherlands.
In preparation

Baumann, L., & Schäfer, K. (2018). Evolutionary explanations of sex-differences in weather forecast use.. Manuscript in preparation In Abstract volume of the 30th annual meeting of the Human Behavior and Evolution Society
In preparation


Windhager, S., Mitteroecker, P., Rupic, I., Lauc, T., Polasek, O., & Schäfer, K. (2018). Facial aging in three dimensions: A shared pattern in men and women is disrupted after menopause. Poster session presented at 87th Annual Meeting of the American Association of Physical Anthropologists, United States.


Hulak, H., Windhager, S., & Schäfer, K. (2018). Facial correlates of body fat percentage affect perceived job qualification. Poster session presented at 2018 conference of the European Human Behavior and Evolution Association, Pécs, Hungary.

Hulak, H., Windhager, S., & Schäfer, K. (2018). Facial correlates of body fat percentage affect perceived job qualification. In Abstract volume of the 2018 conference of the European Human Behavior and Evolution Association (pp. 77)

Windhager, S., Bookstein, F., Müller, G., & Schäfer, K. (2018). Morphometric integration of facial shape: a possible bridge between evo-devo and human behavioral biology. Poster session presented at 7th meeting of the European Society for Evolutionary Developmental Biology, Galway, Ireland.

Windhager, S., Bookstein, F., Müller, G., & Schäfer, K. (2018). Morphometric integration of facial shape: a possible bridge between evo-devo and human behavioral biology. In 7th Meeting of the European Society for Evolutionary Developmental Biology

Graduates of the Project Practicum Human Behavior Consortium, Windhager, S., & Schäfer, K. (2018). Patterns of weather-forecast use are consistent with evolutionary explanations of sex differences. In Abstract volume of the 2018 conference of the Human Behavior and Evolution Society

Graduates of the Project Practicum Human Behavior Consortium, Windhager, S., & Schäfer, K. (2018). Patterns of weather-forecast use are consistent with evolutionary explanations of sex differences. Poster session presented at 30th Annual Meeting of the Human Behavior and Evolution Society, Amsterdam, Netherlands.

Bravo Morante, G., Schäfer, K., & Bookstein, F. (2018). Predicting age at death from the human pubic symphysis. New methods in skeletal age estimation for diverse populations, Stanford, United States.

Bravo Morante, G., Bookstein, F., Schäfer, K., Slice, D. E., Alemán Aguillera, I., & Botella López, M. (2018). Predicting age at death from the shape of the human pubic symphysis by bandpass filtering of bending energy. Poster session presented at 8th Annual ESHE Meeting
, Faro, Portugal.

Windhager, S., Bookstein, F., & Schäfer, K. (2018). Shaping rating studies: social perception of facial morphs calibrated by body fat. In Abstract volume of the 2018 conference of the European Human Behavior and Evolution Association (pp. 59)

Windhager, S., Bookstein, F., & Schäfer, K. (2018). Stereotyping of facial morphs calibrated by body fat in three age groups. In Abstract volume of the 2018 conference of the Human Behavior and Evolution Society

Windhager, S., Bookstein, F., & Schäfer, K. (2018). Stereotyping of facial morphs calibrated by body fat in three age groups. Poster session presented at 30th Annual Meeting of the Human Behavior and Evolution Society, Amsterdam, Netherlands.

Bichler, S., Windhager, S., & Schäfer, K. (2018). Walk the Plank: Sex and gender equality policy impact self-expected performance. Poster session presented at 2018 conference of the European Human Behavior and Evolution Association, Pécs, Hungary.

Evolutionary Aspects of Human Social Behavior

Katrin Schäfer (Invited speaker)
7 Dec 2018

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science


Facial aging is sex-specific

Sonja Windhager (Invited speaker), Philipp Mitteroecker (Speaker), Ivana Rupic (Speaker), Tomislav Lauc (Speaker), Ozren Polasek (Speaker), Katrin Schäfer (Speaker)
2018

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science


Shaping rating studies: social perception of facial morphs calibrated by body fat

Sonja Windhager (Speaker), Fred Bookstein (Contributor), Katrin Schäfer (Contributor)
2018

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science


neugier!wissen!schafft

Katrin Schäfer (Speaker)
30 Nov 2017

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Public


Commentary on Anthony Little, plenary

Katrin Schäfer (Invited speaker)
18 Nov 2016

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionOther


Psychomorphospace: An instrument to explain first impressions by biological causes of facial shape variation

Katrin Schäfer (Invited speaker)
15 Sep 2016

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionOther


Geometric morphometrics: A powerful tool to compare aesthetic experience and biological causes of facial shape variation

Katrin Schäfer (Speaker)
29 Aug 2016

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Geometric morphometrics: A powerful link between biological causes of facial shape variation and impression formation

Katrin Schäfer (Speaker)
25 Aug 2016

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Human biophilia–a glimpse into the past?

Katrin Schäfer (Speaker)
11 Sep 2015

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science


Comparative Primatology: Genetic analyses of dopamine receptors, dopamine transporter and catechol-o-methyl transferase according to the mesolimbic reward system

Bernard Wallner (Speaker), Sonja Windhager (Contributor), Katrin Schäfer (Contributor), Helmut Schaschl (Contributor), Martin Fieder (Contributor)
9 Apr 201511 Apr 2015

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionOther


Genetic variation at candidate genes involved in the determination of the human face are not associated with facial fluctuating asymmetry

Helmut Schaschl (Speaker), Sonja Windhager (Contributor), Katrin Schäfer (Contributor), Philipp Mitteroecker (Contributor), Susanne Huber (Contributor), Bernard Wallner (Contributor), Martin Fieder (Contributor)
6 Jan 20159 Jan 2015

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionOther


Facial masculinity concepts reconsidered: a tribute to biology

Katrin Schäfer (Speaker)
5 Aug 20149 Aug 2014

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Single nucleotide polymorphisms: a promising approach to homozygosity and facial asymmetry?

Katrin Schäfer (Speaker)
30 Jul 20142 Aug 2014

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It’s in their face: quantifying ontogenetic and static allometry in human male faces.

Sonja Windhager (Speaker), Katrin Schäfer (Contributor), Philipp Mitteroecker (Speaker)
8 Jul 201312 Jul 2013

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionOther


In the face of time: a geometric morphometric approach to growth and ageing in the male face

Katrin Schäfer (Contributor)
15 Nov 2012

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionOther


Phenotypic plasticity: prenatal androgen exposure and other environmental conditions determining aspects of facial shape

Katrin Schäfer (Invited speaker)
15 Nov 201217 Nov 2012

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science


Evolutionary approaches to human facial attractiveness: Concepts and data

Katrin Schäfer (Invited speaker)
12 Oct 2012

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science


Eye catchers: direct behavioral observation of responses to social and natural stimuli in a real-life situation

Katrin Schäfer (Contributor)
13 Aug 2012

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionOther


Digit ratio and facial shape: companions for life?

Katrin Schäfer (Speaker)
13 Jun 2012

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Facial characteristics taking shape: Contributions of Geometric Morphometrics to current topics in face researc

Katrin Schäfer (Invited speaker)
25 May 2012

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionOther


Characteristics of the face and what they mean: Lessons from Geometric Morphometrics

Katrin Schäfer (Invited speaker)
13 Jun 2011

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Psychomorphospace—Mapping perception onto morphology with geometric morphometrics (applied to aging).

Katrin Schäfer (Contributor)
16 Jun 2010

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionOther


Multidisciplinary approaches for the study of cultural heritage: the example of virtual anthropology.

Katrin Schäfer (Contributor)
2 Dec 2009

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionOther


Kooperation und Globalisierung. Der „Homo Sociobiologicus“: Evolution der Kooperation beim Menschen.

Katrin Schäfer (Invited speaker)
29 May 2009

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionOther


Sexualdimorphismus bei Homo sapiens.

Katrin Schäfer (Invited speaker)
29 Apr 2009

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionOther


Principles of growth perception: does the human face processing pathway generalize to cars?

Katrin Schäfer (Contributor)
1 Apr 2009

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Psychomorphometry: Towards a novel assessment of human facial form and function.

Katrin Schäfer (Speaker)
1 Apr 2009

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Psychomorphometrics: A novel approach for the prediction of facial morphology patterns by biological processes and perception.

Katrin Schäfer (Invited speaker)
26 Mar 2009

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionOther


Academic careers in mainland Europe. GB Workshop Life After EVAN

Katrin Schäfer (Invited speaker)
13 Jan 2009

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionOther


Sources of academic funding in Europe.

Katrin Schäfer (Invited speaker)
13 Jan 2009

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Gorillas in the Mist.

Katrin Schäfer (Speaker)
25 Nov 2008

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Psychomorphospace - from biology to perception, and back: Towards an integrated quantification of facial form and function.

Katrin Schäfer (Speaker)
11 Sep 2008

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Generalizing morphological correlates of maturity: Visualization and perception.

Katrin Schäfer (Contributor)
28 Aug 2008

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Psychomorphometry: towards a novel assessment of human facial form and function

Katrin Schäfer (Speaker)
28 Aug 2008

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Car fronts as (human) faces: Overperception errors as evolutionary stable strategy?

Katrin Schäfer (Contributor)
13 Jul 2008

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From biology to perception by way of the face: the role of geometric morphometrics in interdisciplinary ethological studies.

Katrin Schäfer (Speaker), Bernhard Fink (Contributor), Katharina Theiler (Contributor), Sonja Windhager (Contributor), Fred Bookstein (Contributor)
13 Jul 2008

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionOther


Developmental instability: Asymmetry and its components.

Katrin Schäfer (Invited speaker)
9 Jul 2008

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Asymmetry and its components: Consequences.

Katrin Schäfer (Speaker)
6 Jul 2008

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Biology and psychology of the human face.

Katrin Schäfer (Invited speaker)
9 Apr 2008

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Morphological plasticity of the human face. : Discussion Meeting on Phenotypic and Developmental Plasticity.

Katrin Schäfer (Invited speaker)
16 Dec 2007

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionOther


Vortrag auf Kongress: Discussion Meeting on Phenotypic and Developmental Plasticity.

Katrin Schäfer (Invited speaker)
16 Dec 2007

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Is dreaming a biological epiphenomenon? : Discussant to Allan Hobson: What can Brain science tell us about consciousness?

Katrin Schäfer (Invited speaker)
5 Oct 2007

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionOther


Was wissen wir von den ersten Menschen?

Katrin Schäfer (Speaker)
27 Aug 2007

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionOther


“Maleness” reconsidered: hominoid craniofacial sexual dimorphism

Katrin Schäfer (Speaker), Philipp Mitteroecker (Contributor), Philipp Gunz (Contributor), M. Bernhard (Contributor), Fred Bookstein (Contributor)
27 Mar 20071 Apr 2007

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science


Contributions to the yearly meeting of EVAN.

Katrin Schäfer (Speaker)
7 Jan 2007

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionOther


Vienna Morphofest 2006

Katrin Schäfer (Speaker)
11 Jul 2006

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science


Can Khoi San cranial morphology be explained by paedomorphism?

Katrin Schäfer (Speaker), Philipp Gunz (Contributor), Caroline Fenes (Contributor), Philipp Mitteroecker (Contributor), Fred Bookstein (Contributor)
8 Mar 200611 Mar 2006

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science


Einsichten und Ausblicke: Die menschliche Gesichtsform aus dem Blickwinkel der Evolutionären Anthropologie

Katrin Schäfer (Keynote speaker)
8 Jan 2006

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science


Studies in the biology and psychology of human facial form

Katrin Schäfer (Speaker), Horst Seidler (Contributor)
Jun 2005

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science


The "phrenology" of testosterone: studies in the endocrinology and psychology of facial form.

Katrin Schäfer (Speaker), Bernhard Fink (Contributor), Karl Grammer (Contributor), Philipp Mitteroecker (Contributor), Philipp Gunz (Contributor), N Neave (Contributor), Fred Bookstein (Contributor), Horst Seidler (Contributor), J T Manning (Contributor)
6 Apr 20059 Apr 2005

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science


Second to fourth digit ratio and face shape

Bernhard Fink (Speaker), Katrin Schäfer (Contributor), Karl Grammer (Contributor), Philipp Mitteroecker (Contributor), Philipp Gunz (Contributor), N Neave (Contributor), Fred Bookstein (Contributor), Horst Seidler (Contributor), J T Manning (Contributor)
30 Mar 20052 Apr 2005

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science


Sexualdimorphismus bei Homo sapiens: Ursachen und Konsequenzen

Katrin Schäfer (Invited speaker)
13 Jan 2005

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science


Shape analysis of hominid diversity – Insights and challenges

Katrin Schäfer (Speaker)
28 Apr 2004

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science


(Non)allometric craniofacial sexual dimorphism in hominoids

Katrin Schäfer (Speaker), Philipp Mitteroecker (Contributor), Philipp Gunz (Contributor), M. Bernhard (Contributor), Horst Seidler (Contributor), Fred Bookstein (Contributor)
2004

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science


Shape Analysis of Hominid Variation

Katrin Schäfer (Invited speaker)
2004

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science


Woher kommt der Mensch?

Katrin Schäfer (Speaker)
2004

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Public


Cranial sexual dimorphism, allometry and mating system among hominoids

Katrin Schäfer (Speaker), Philipp Mitteroecker (Contributor), Philipp Gunz (Contributor), M. Bernhard (Contributor), Horst Seidler (Contributor)
17 Sep 2003

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science


Female attractiveness—Physical appearance as shape

Katrin Schäfer (Speaker), Philipp Mitteroecker (Contributor), Philipp Gunz (Contributor), Fred Bookstein (Contributor), Karl Grammer (Contributor)
23 Apr 2003

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science


A more detailed look at fluctuating asymmetry in anthropology

Katrin Schäfer (Speaker), Philipp Mitteroecker (Contributor), Tomislav Lauc (Contributor), Karl Grammer (Contributor)
2002

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science


Does dental arch asymmetry in adriatic island populations reflect developmental instability?

Katrin Schäfer (Speaker), Tomislav Lauc (Contributor), Philipp Mitteroecker (Contributor), Philipp Gunz (Contributor)
2002

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science


Frontal cranial profiles of archaic and modern subadult and adult humans

Katrin Schäfer (Speaker), Horst Seidler (Contributor), Philipp Gunz (Contributor), Philipp Mitteroecker (Contributor), Hermann Prossinger (Contributor), Gerhard Weber (Contributor)
2002

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science


Shape and size of the frontal bone in modern and archaic humans

Katrin Schäfer (Speaker), Horst Seidler (Contributor)
2002

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science


Exo- and endocranial morphometrics and the implications for mid-Pleistocene crania descriptions

Katrin Schäfer (Speaker), Horst Seidler (Contributor), Hermann Prossinger (Contributor), Gerhard Weber (Contributor)
2000

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science


Morphological aspects of the cranial vault in Homo: A CT-based analysis.

Katrin Schäfer (Speaker)
1999

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science


Morphometric approaches to the shape of the frontal bone vault

Katrin Schäfer (Speaker), Horst Seidler (Contributor), T Scholze (Contributor), Hermann Prossinger (Contributor), Martin Fieder (Contributor)
1999

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science


Position and Morphology of the Forebrain in genus Homo: Implications due to differently chosen planar Sections

Katrin Schäfer (Speaker), Horst Seidler (Contributor), T Scholze (Contributor), Martin Fieder (Contributor), Hermann Prossinger (Contributor), Gerhard Weber (Contributor), Wolfgang Recheis (Contributor)
1999

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science


Re-evaluation of the endocranial volume of Guattari 1

Katrin Schäfer (Speaker), Wolfgang Recheis (Contributor), Roberto Macchiarelli (Contributor), Horst Seidler (Contributor), Dave Weaver (Contributor), Luca Bondioli (Contributor), Gerhard Weber (Contributor), Dieter Zur Nedden (Contributor)
1999

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science


Behavioural responses to urban environments relating to their habitat quality indicating features

Katrin Schäfer (Speaker), Klaus Atzwanger (Contributor)
1998

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science


State of Morphometrics in Physical Anthropology

Katrin Schäfer (Speaker), Horst Seidler (Contributor), Martin Fieder (Contributor), Hermann Prossinger (Contributor)
1998

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science


Social cohesion and physical incivilities in urban habitats

Katrin Schäfer (Speaker), Klaus Atzwanger (Contributor)
1997

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science


Xenophobie—aus soziobiologischer Sicht

Katrin Schäfer (Speaker)
1997

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science


Phylogenetic constraints on behavior in public places

Katrin Schäfer (Speaker), Klaus Atzwanger (Contributor)
1996

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science


Die Lebendigkeit von Plätzen

Katrin Schäfer (Speaker), Karl Grammer (Contributor)
1994

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science


Kommunikation und Wohlbefinden in Wohnanlagen.

Katrin Schäfer (Speaker), Karl Grammer (Contributor)
1994

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science


Urban living and human behavior

Katrin Schäfer (Speaker), Karl Grammer (Contributor)
1994

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science


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