Retraction Note to: High Heels Increase Women’s Attractiveness

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Retraction Note to Arch Sex Behav (2015) 44:2227–2235

The Editor-in-Chief has retracted this article (Guéguen, 2015) at the request of the Université de Bretagne-Sud. Following an institutional investigation, it was concluded that the article has serious methodological weaknesses and statistical errors. The data reported in this article are therefore unreliable. The author has not responded to any correspondence about this retraction.


  1. Guéguen, N. (2015). High heels increase women’s attractiveness. Archives of Sexual Behavior,44, 2227–2235.

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Guéguen, N. Retraction Note to: High Heels Increase Women’s Attractiveness. Arch Sex Behav 49, 85 (2020).

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