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Beautiful People Dating Website Bans 'Ugly' Users - This Morning
No One Wants to Admit They’re Ugly, Which Makes It Hard to Fight Beauty Bias
Socrates, not the prettiest crayon in the box. Are smart people usually ugly? It turns out that it might be the opposite: Smart people are usually attractive. Early in the 20th century, a couple of psychological studies were done that showed that people usually associated intelligence with beauty. So when people look at a mug-shot of an attractive person, they will also assume that the person is tall and intelligent, and a host of other good qualities. This, of course, possibly disproves the association with looks and smarts. But why would an assumption like that come about in the first place?
Nobody wants to join the ugly lobby, but that might be what we need to battle “lookism”
Attractive people are not like the rest of us. By nature of their good looks, people treat them differently. - In that blog post, I encountered some hostility by saying that attractive people have it easier in this life than unattractive people. On average it seems obvious that this statement is true.
It's no secret that life can be easier for beautiful people. Studies have shown being good-looking has benefits for your health, intelligence, and helps with making friends. In short, beautiful people are more confident, have more social skills, and are seen as more able by employers, which translates to higher wages. However, a recent study, published in the Journal of Business and Psychology , has found there is a caveat to this "beauty premium. They were interviewed and measured on physical attractiveness at age 16 then three more times until they were The findings showed that the theory there is a "ugliness penalty" on wages isn't that simple.
We can't all be Angeline Jolie or Brad Pitt, but what we lack in looks we make up for in brains, right? Apparently not. Researchers in London have found that attractive people are smarter too, dammit. This has to be some sort of joke, right? I've seen the best minds of my generation, and the faces attached to them aren't winning any prizes. What gives? Why is this the case?