Appearance of symmetry, beauty, and health in human faces

@article{Zaidel2005AppearanceOS,
  title={Appearance of symmetry, beauty, and health in human faces},
  author={D. Zaidel and S. Aarde and Kiran Baig},
  journal={Brain and Cognition},
  year={2005},
  volume={57},
  pages={261-263}
}
Symmetry is an important concept in biology, being related to mate selection strategies, health, and survival of species. In human faces, the relevance of left-right symmetry to attractiveness and health is not well understood. We compared the appearance of facial attractiveness, health, and symmetry in three separate experiments. Participants inspected front views of faces on the computer screen and judged them on a 5-point scale according to their attractiveness in Experiment 1, health in… Expand

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