Scientist Explained Law Of Attraction And Relationships (25 pics)
1People may look more attractive when someone is drunk because the drunk person is less likely to notice the asymmetry of a face.
2Women perceive men with beards as having “the biological and social qualities that would enhance their value as husbands” and also consider them “more potent and more active, suggesting virility as well as physical attractiveness.”
3According to most online dating sites, it seems that women are most concerned with a potential partner’s height, while men are more concerned with their potential date’s weight.
4Humans usually agree on who is and isn’t attractive, regardless of race, ethnicity, and culture. Researchers have noticed that attraction is not merely in the eye of the beholder, but that there are universal standards of attractiveness.
5Researchers have discovered that women prefer masculine-looking men when they are ovulating, but at other times they seek men with softer features because they consider them kinder in terms of social behavior.
6To the ancient Hebrews and Christians, physical beauty was a reward from God and ugliness was a punishment. In fact, physical attraction is mentioned a number of times in the Bible. For example, in 2 Samuel 14:25, it says, “Now in all Israel there was no one who was praised as much as Absalom for his good looks.”
7Believe it or not, but becoming attractive has become a profitable industry in most of the West, with $200 billion spent annually globally. This “industry” includes weight-loss programs, cosmetics, skin and hair care, perfumes and cosmetic surgery, among other products.
8Women are usually more attracted to older men than they are to younger ones. Researchers explain that this is because men are capable of fathering children for nearly their entire adult lives, and older men typically have more resources.
9In most cultures, males find younger females more attractive than older ones, mainly because women are able to reproduce for only a limited time.
10Dr. David Buss, an evolutionary psychologist, recorded mating preferences for more than ten thousand people from thirty-seven countries and cultures and concluded that a woman’s looks was at the top or near the top of every man’s list.
11In order to become more beautiful or to maintain their beauty during the Middle Ages, wealthy and noble females would swallow arsenic or dab bat’s blood on their skin to improve their complexion.
12Aristotle was one of the first people who realized and recorded the importance of human attraction; he noted that “personal beauty is a greater recommendation than any letter of reference.”
13TV news producers will usually report on the case of an attractive victim rather than an average-looking individual.
14To a child, physical attractiveness is often associated with being smarter and friendlier. That’s why when a child picks their friends, they usually go for the smarter and kinder ones.
15Attractive politicians typically receive more news coverage than less attractive ones.
16Someone who is accused of raping an unattractive victim is less likely to be found guilty than one accused of raping an attractive victim.
17Physically attractive people tend to have better-paying jobs in higher-level positions than their less attractive counterparts. This preference is usually referred to as “beauty bias.”
18Researchers suggest that a highly attractive woman is perceived as less capable of meeting a job’s requirement concerning its masculine qualities than an unattractive woman.
19A study has shown that college students tend to rate their teacher’s performance more on the basis of physical attractiveness than on their ability to communicate.
20The offspring of a couple in their thirties or even older tends to find mature faces more attractive than a child born to parents in their twenties.
21Birth control pills can affect both a woman’s hormone levels and to whom they are attracted.
22Men with more masculine characteristics are linked to having higher testosterone levels, being more aggressive, and having higher-than-average divorce rates.
23Regardless of how many sexual partners someone has been with, the more attractive a new sexual partner is, the less likely a person will be interested in using protection during sex.
24Teachers expect better-looking students to perform better than the rest of the class; a fact that often leads to less punishment and better grades.