Mag. Dr. Sonja Windhager

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Horn, L., Mirek, D., Windhager, S., Canoine, V., & Bugnyar, T. (2020). Social and physiological determinants of peer cooperation and competition in preschool children. Poster session presented at Budapest CEU Conference on Cognitive Development 2020, Budapest, Hungary.


Windhager, S. (2019). Cooperative Face: experimental study on facial morphology and pro-sociality in Buryats. In International Society for Human Ethology (ISHE) – 7th Summer Institute


Windhager, S. (2019). Human facial aging trajectories: menopause alters and speeds up changes in female appearance. In Book of abstracts of the National Symposium Geometric Morphometrics Austria on methods and applications of GM in organismal evolution and ecology 2019




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.

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.

Female aging has its turns: facial shape and its perception in humans 

Sonja Windhager (Invited speaker)
16 Sep 2019

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science


Cooperative Face: experimental study on facial morphology and pro-sociality in Buryats

Anna Mezentseva (Speaker), Sonja Windhager (Contributor), Victoria Rostovtseva (Contributor), Marina Butovskaya (Contributor)
23 Aug 2019

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science


Human facial aging trajectories: menopause alters and speeds up changes in female appearance

Sonja Windhager (Speaker)
28 Mar 2019

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


Children’s prosocial sharing in a resource allocation paradigm constrained by physical properties, not by conventional rules

Lisa Horn (Speaker), Gabriela Markova (Contributor), Sonja Windhager (Contributor), Jorg J.M. Massen (Contributor)
13 Sep 2017

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science


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

Sonja Windhager (Contributor)
29 Aug 20161 Sep 2016

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionOther


Genetic effects on facial fluctuating asymmetry: insights from single nucleotide polymorphisms

Sonja Windhager (Speaker)
24 Aug 201628 Aug 2016

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionOther


A new face for Biological Anthropology: integrating eco-phenotypic variation and perception

Sonja Windhager (Invited speaker)
28 Jun 2016

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionOther


A comparative approach to social behavior in children

Niklas A. Hungerländer (Speaker), Lisa Horn (Speaker), Thomas Bugnyar (Contributor), Sonja Windhager (Contributor), Jorg J.M. Massen (Contributor)
2016 → …

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionScience to Science


Snap judgments from male and female faces: insights from geometric morphometrics

Sonja Windhager (Invited speaker)
15 Sep 201518 Sep 2015

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionOther


Human biophilia—a glimpse into the past?

Sonja Windhager (Speaker)
7 Sep 201511 Sep 2015

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionOther


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


Of cars and faces: assessing facial shape cues using geometric morphometrics

Sonja Windhager (Invited speaker)
21 Nov 2014

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionOther


Facial masculinity concepts reconsidered: a tribute to biology.

Sonja Windhager (Speaker)
5 Aug 20149 Aug 2014

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionOther


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

Sonja Windhager (Speaker)
30 Jul 20142 Aug 2014

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionOther


Powerful methods for dominant faces: relating facial shape to physical measures and social perception using geometric morphometrics

Sonja Windhager (Invited speaker)
14 Apr 2014

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionOther



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


Increasing facial evidence: geometric morphometric approaches for relating facial shape to physical and perceptual measures.

Sonja Windhager (Invited speaker)
24 Feb 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

Sonja Windhager (Invited speaker)
15 Nov 2012

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionOther


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

Sonja Windhager (Speaker)
13 Aug 2012

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionOther


Digit ratio and facial shape: companions for life?

Sonja Windhager (Contributor)
13 Jun 2012

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionOther


Facial dominance: quantifying biological and social shape cues

Sonja Windhager (Invited speaker)
31 May 2012

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionOther


Facial features in cars: an application of geometric morphometrics

Sonja Windhager (Invited speaker)
25 May 2012

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionOther


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

Sonja Windhager (Speaker)
16 Jun 2010

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionOther


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

Sonja Windhager (Speaker)
1 Apr 2009

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionOther


Generalizing morphological correlates of maturity: Visualization and perception.

Sonja Windhager (Speaker)
28 Aug 2008

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionOther


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

Sonja Windhager (Speaker)
13 Jul 2008

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalk or oral contributionOther


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


Department of Evolutionary Anthropology

Althanstraße 14 (UZA I)
1090 Wien
Room: 1.012

sonja.windhager@univie.ac.at