Facial attractiveness

@article{Thornhill1999FacialA,
  title={Facial attractiveness},
  author={R. Thornhill and S. Gangestad},
  journal={Trends in Cognitive Sciences},
  year={1999},
  volume={3},
  pages={452-460}
}
Humans in societies around the world discriminate between potential mates on the basis of attractiveness in ways that can dramatically affect their lives. From an evolutionary perspective, a reasonable working hypothesis is that the psychological mechanisms underlying attractiveness judgments are adaptations that have evolved in the service of choosing a mate so as to increase gene propagation throughout evolutionary history. The main hypothesis that has directed evolutionary psychology… Expand

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