Tagged: attractiveness

Yes the ‘cheerleader effect’ is real – and you can make it work in your favour - Guest Work

Guest Author Mar 05, 2018

Evita March, Federation University Australia This article was originally published on The Conversation. Read the original article. When it comes to presenting yourself online – such as your profile pic for Facebook or even Tinder – which type of photo do you chose? The selfie you’ve taken after careful consideration of lighting, hair and maybe makeup? … Read More

Eat up those carrots … - Molecular Matters

Michael Edmonds Jan 11, 2011

A paper about to be published in the journal Evolution and Human Behaviour reports that eating certain fruits and vegetables will make you more attractive. Researchers at the Universities of Bristol and St Andrews in the UK have carried out a series of studies looking at carotenoid skin pigments and how they affect the perception of attractiveness. In their first … Read More

I Trust You More if I Think You Think I’m Attractive. - Skepticon

Darcy Cowan Jan 13, 2010

As always things aren’t as simple as headlines suggest and the headlines of science based blogs are no exception. Of course people don’t actually go around assessing how attractive other people think they are and modifying their behaviour accordingly. These psychological biases and effects go on below conscious awareness but the point is that they [...] … Read More