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Facial Attraction

What makes a man or a woman attractive? We all have our individual preferences, but research has found a trend. A study published in Psychological Science found that there’s more to “masculinity” in men and “femininity” in women that makes them attractive to the opposite gender.... More>

What Makes a Face Appealing to the Opposite Sex?

I Like Your Face—but why? A New Computer Model Pinpoints the Reasons

Whether you’re dating, job seeking, or running for office, an attractive face can get you far. But what makes a face attractive? Most studies have found we’re drawn to “average” faces, as well as those whose features fit conventionally with one gender or the other—“masculinity” in men, “femininity” in women.... More>

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Beauty is in the Mind of the Beholder

There’s no getting around it — in this world you’re better off being good-looking. At all ages and walks of life, attractive people are judged more favorably, treated better, and cut more slack. Beauty really is more than skin deep, our brain is predisposed to be a beauty detector that navigates our social interactions and life decisions.... More>