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Beauty in the eye of the beholder? Only for women

Hot or not? Men agree on the answer but women don’t. So says a new study from Wake Forest University psychologists that found there is much more consensus among men about whom they find attractive than there is among women. “Men agree a lot more about who they find attractive and unattractive than women agree […]

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Computer Recognizes Attractiveness In Women

Beauty may be in the eye of the beholder, but what if the beholder is a software program? Computer scientist Amit Kagian, at Tel Aviv University, believes he has successfully “taught” a computer how to interpret attractiveness in women. Writing in the journal Vision Research, Kagian explains that his software is a step towards developing […]

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Beauty Is NOT In The Brain Of The Beholder

The phrase “easy on the eye” may also mean that an image is easy on the mind, as it seems that judgments of attractiveness depend on ease of mental processing. At least, that what experiments led by Piotr Winkielman, of the University of California, San Diego, suggest. “What you like is a function of what […]

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