The Better Looking You Are, the More Likely You Are to Think That Life Is Fair

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In a previous installment of this series, we talked about a psychological consistency theory known as Belief in a Just World. Here’s a good explanation of the phenomenon by prominent researcher, Carol Tavris:

“Consistency theories all assume that human beings have a fundamental need to find meaning and order in life’s experiences.  » Read more

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Do Women Actually Dig Beards on Men?

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Man, I gotta tell you. I have a great love of reading research studies. But sometimes their native titles are a real hoot. Here’s an example. So I just read one today that basically is investigating whether women dig men with beards. Here’s what it’s called though:

“A multivariate analysis of women’s mating strategies and sexual selection on men’s facial morphology.”  » Read more

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