7 Benefits of Being Attractive

The Psych Talk

Physical attractiveness is the degree to which people are considered beautiful. What is considered ‘beautiful’ differs with time and in different cultures. However, humans who are relatively young, with smooth skin, well-proportioned bodies, and regular features, have traditionally been considered the most beautiful throughout history. Many studies suggest those that are deemed attractive within society reap some benefits from their attractiveness. The following are some of the benefits.

Better School grades

Researchers have found that good looking students get higher grades from their teachers than students with an average or unattractive appearance. These teachers unknowingly associate attractiveness with an increased intellectual capability. Attractive students also receive greater attention from their teachers, which could allow them to excel in their studies since they can get one-on-one feedback. Unattractive students may not benefit from this extra support.

Increased Income

A survey conducted by London Guildhall University of 11,000 people showed that those…

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