All About Beauty

That gorgeous people get preferential treatment is a not-too-pretty fact of life, long attributed to the halo effect. Now there's evidence that beauty and intelligence (and other positive characteristics) go hand in hand. Evolutionary psychologists have opened a tantalizing line of inquiry onto age-old questions about beauty, and not a moment too soon. Clinical psychologists observe that men and women alike appear more concerned than ever with attractiveness and perceived physical imperfections.



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Evolutionary Psychology Blogs

  • Hank Davis

    Caveman Logic

    A look at the scary and entertaining ways in which our primitive minds are mismatched to the modern world around us.
  • Glenn Geher

    Darwin's Subterranean World

    Evolution, Mind, and Mating Intelligence
  • Barry X. Kuhle, Ph.D.

    Evolutionary Entertainment

    Exploring the evolutionary foundations of popular culture.
  • From Darwin to Eternity

    Evolutionary moral psychology.
  • Dorian Furtuna, Ph.D.

    Homo Aggressivus

    Tracing the roots of human violence
  • Gad Saad

    Homo Consumericus

    The nature and nurture of consumption
  • Robert Martin, Ph.D.

    How We Do It

    The evolution and future of human reproduction
  • Humor Sapiens

    The laughing ape and other insights into the nature of funny.