What Is Beautiful Is Good and More Accurately Understood

@article{Lorenzo2010WhatIB,
  title={What Is Beautiful Is Good and More Accurately Understood},
  author={G. L. Lorenzo and J. C. Biesanz and Lauren J Human},
  journal={Psychological Science},
  year={2010},
  volume={21},
  pages={1777 - 1782}
}
Beautiful people are seen more positively than others, but are they also seen more accurately? In a round-robin design in which previously unacquainted individuals met for 3 min, results were consistent with the “beautiful is good” stereotype: More physically attractive individuals were viewed with greater normative accuracy; that is, they were viewed more in line with the highly desirable normative profile. Notably, more physically attractive targets were viewed more in line with their unique… Expand

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