Does the Left Hair Part Look Better (or Worse) Than the Right?

@article{Frimer2019DoesTL,
  title={Does the Left Hair Part Look Better (or Worse) Than the Right?},
  author={Jeremy A Frimer},
  journal={Social Psychological and Personality Science},
  year={2019},
  volume={10},
  pages={326 - 334}
}
  • Jeremy A Frimer
  • Published 2019
  • Psychology
  • Social Psychological and Personality Science
  • This article provides the first experimental tests of whether the side of the head on which a person parts his or her hair affects the person’s appearance and perceived character. The popular culture view is that the left hair part makes a person appear more competent and masculine and the right part warmer and more feminine. Participants judged the appearance of a portrait with a hair part on one side, or a digitally altered version in which the hair part was reversed (while the face remained… CONTINUE READING

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