What Is Beautiful Is Good and More Accurately Understood

  title={What Is Beautiful Is Good and More Accurately Understood},
  author={Genevieve Louise Lorenzo and Jeremy C Biesanz and Lauren J. Human},
  journal={Psychological Science},
  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… 

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