Facial symmetry and judgements of attractiveness , health and personality

@inproceedings{Fink2006FacialSA,
  title={Facial symmetry and judgements of attractiveness , health and personality},
  author={Bernhard Fink and Nick Neave and John T. Manning and Karl Grammer},
  year={2006}
}
Bilateral symmetry of physical traits is thought to reflect an individual’s phenotypic quality, especially their ability to resist environmental perturbations during development. Therefore, facial symmetry may signal the ability of an individual to cope with the challenges of their environment. Studies concerning the relationship between symmetry and attractiveness lead to the conclusion that preferences for symmetric faces may have some adaptive value. We hypothesized that if symmetry is… CONTINUE READING

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