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  • The Advantages Of Attractiveness

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    Attractiveness has been studied for years by psychologists to understand the advantage of being attractive. Prior research has concluded that attractive people do receive more benefits and advantages. Studies focusing on attractiveness are difficult because there is no universal rule for what is deemed attractive, everyone has their own personal opinion on what is considered attractive, which changes throughout the years. Studies haven’t focused on the different advantages between attractive men

  • Primacy Effect on Attractiveness

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    Primacy Effect on Attractiveness Throughout your adolescence people had a distinct idea of who you were and where you fit into the chaos that was your high school career. Many, if not all, high schools have cliques that you happen to fall into. In the typical portrayal of high school, there are the ‘Jocks’ and the ‘Cheerleaders’, who may not be the brightest of the bunch. The ‘Nerds’, who although you would never date, you wouldn’t mind if they tutored you for an upcoming test. Then, there are a

  • Golden Ratio Attractiveness

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    the people with dimensions closest to the golden ratio 1.6 would be rated as most attractive. The independent variable was the facial dimensions of the individuals in the photos while the dependent variable was the average rating according to attractiveness. Some of the constants were the location (839 W Mountain View Drive, Mesa, AZ 85201), time of day(7:30-8:00pm), faces rated (same 12 images), and the sex and age of study participants (females, 12-16 years old). The experimental group included

  • Facial Symmetry and Physical Attractiveness

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    Literature on the topic of attractiveness is very extensive. The human face is something that catches every ones attention and more over the scientists as well the psychologists are interested in analyzing the ability of humans to extract information of the others. Several factors and features are associated with attractiveness. Some examples include facial symmetry, skin color, facial traits, clear skin and health of facial skin. It is hypothesized that facial symmetry is an important factors in

  • Positive And Negative Factors Of Physical Attractiveness

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    Physical attractiveness can arguably be one of the biggest influential factor contributing to likability. The advantages of being good-looking are underestimated as one never admits to being influenced by someone’s’ looks. Cialdini (2007) states that an attractive individual can be seen to have favourable traits such as intelligence, honesty, kindness and talent. As humans, most of us immediately take a liking to anyone that looks appealing; as ‘good-looking’ is subconsciously associated to ‘good’

  • Halo Effect Of Attractiveness On Altruistic Behaviors

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    Halo Effect of Attractiveness on Altruistic Behaviors 1. Introduction/Overview a. The current study of research seeks to identify the effects of an individual’s physical appearance on the altruistic behaviors of strangers. b. Those who are considered physically attractive by societal norms are often stereotyped as highly intelligent individuals who have positive characteristics. However, those who are considered unattractive are often stereotyped as unintelligent disagreeable individuals. c

  • The Attainment of Beauty & Attractiveness across Cultures

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    The Attainment of Beauty & Attractiveness across Cultures What is beauty? Beauty is defined as “the quality of being physically attractive or the qualities in a person or a thing that give pleasure to the senses or the mind” (Merriam-Webster dictionary, 2014, para. 1). Heine (2012) has found that beauty and attractiveness can vary across cultures. Although, there are specific features of a person that seem to be considered as beautiful and attractive across all culture spectrums. These features

  • The Effect of Physical Attractiveness on Job Success

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    Abstract: Although both intelligence and competence are vital to success, a person’s physical appearance can help or hinder their ability to succeed. This paper divides physical appearance into height, weight, and facial attractiveness, which are examined based on their differing effects in men and women and how society’s perception of each factor shapes their effect on success. This paper then goes on to explain how appearance can actually have a deeper, more profound impact on the

  • Women 's Makeup Is Associated With Positive Evaluations Of Attractiveness

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    SECTION LABEL: Introduction Researchers have shown that women 's makeup is associated with positive evaluations of attractiveness. Graham and Jouhar (1981) found that female targets of average physical attractiveness presented on color photographs were judged as being more tidy, feminine, physically attractive, and sociable when they wore facial cosmetics. Cox and Glick (1986) and Workman and Johnson (1991) reported that women wearing makeup were perceived to be more feminine and sexy. Cash, Dawson

  • The High Importance of Women’s Physical Attractiveness Essay

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    The High Importance of Women’s Physical Attractiveness The theme of fantasy versus reality is a central focus that reappears throughout the film 25th Hour directed by Spike Lee. In this film, the main character Monty is sentenced to seven years in jail for drug dealing. On Monty’s final day of freedom, his father proposes two options for him: driving to the prison to serve his sentence or fleeing to a town so he can make a new life for himself. While pondering on the second option, Monty construes