永利皇宫手机版:Attractiveness is a game of two halves

 作者:富搿喵     |      日期:2019-03-08 05:14:01
SYMMETRY really does makes a face more attractive, say Australian researchers who studied identical twins. People with highly symmetrical bodies were thought to be more attractive as mates, but this is difficult to prove because other features such as eye colour also contribute to attractiveness. So a team led by Linda Mealey of the University of Queensland in St Lucia asked volunteers to rate the attractiveness of 34 sets of twins (Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, vol 76, p 157). The twins were genetically identical—with the same hair and eye colour—but one was often more symmetrical than the other as a result of differences in their development. The more symmetrical twin was consistently rated as more attractive. The greater the difference in symmetry between twins, says Mealey,