Face values

Researchers are uncovering what makes a mug attractive

By Susan Gaidos, 00:00 AM January 22, 2009

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Scientific research has shown that a composite face (middle) made by blending many different faces is more attractive than each of the faces used to make it.

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You know which faces you find attractive, but why? A delicate look, a bright smile, pretty skin, big eyes — it’s hard to resist such features. It’s also hard to define them. Psychologists ha...

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