Skip to comments.Why ugly people can't hide their flaws online (even if they use photos hiding their worst features)
Posted on 11/15/2011 6:18:49 AM PST by Tolerance Sucks Rocks
Posting the most flattering picture possible alongside ones profile may seem a legitimate part of the internet dating game.
But if new research is to be believed, those who try to level the playing field by using photos which disguise their worst features could be wasting their time.
According to a university study, women can still identify a physically attractive man just by reading his profile.
It found good-looking men were able to convey their confidence and attractiveness in their written self-description and that women volunteers were able to recognise their beauty without being shown the lonely hearts accompanying photograph.
Men whose photos were rated as attractive had written profiles that were also deemed to be attractive, despite words and images being rated by different judges, the study by Villanova University in Philadelphia, U.S., found.
Academics asked 50 female university students to examine profiles and pictures of 100 men aged 22-25 who had posted on a popular dating website.
The students were each given 25 of the photographs, and asked to rate how attractive they found each man if they were considering him for a date, short-term sexual encounter or long-term relationship. They were also asked to consider how confident and masculine he seemed from the picture.
They were then given the written profiles of 25 different men and again asked how attractive each seemed for a date, for sex and for a long-term committed relationship. They were also asked to rate each candidate on how kind, confident, intelligent, funny or humorous he seemed from his profile.
In a paper to be published in the Computers In Human Behavior journal, Rebecca Brand a psychologist who led the study, concluded: The overall attractiveness of the photo was positively correlated with the overall attractiveness of the text...
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OMG! You mean all those photos of Michelle Obama are on GOOD day? Yikes.
With every available assistant to counsel, advise, select and dress the wookie, she can't (or doesn't care to ... hence the sick woman part .. ) dress as the wife of an internationally important man.
I've said it before, he's gay and she's a fag hag.
Makeup artist Derrick Rutledge makes over Michelle Obama, Oprah and himself (Moochelle beautiful?)
Washington Post ^ | Nov 13, 2011 | Keith L. Alexande
A very wise lady told me: “Men fall in love through their eyes, while women fall in love through their ears.”
I had a friend who's sister had the most beautiful voice
I think I've ever heard. Not like she was trying to be sexy
or anything, it was just natural. I used to call the guy
just hoping she would answer the phone first and I'd get to
listen to her for awhile! I asked her once if she sang and
when she asked me why I was too shy to tell her.
My Dad always said....”Beauty is in the eyes of the beholder...and the mind of the warped”
Wanted: Women with a boat and motor.
Send picture of boat and motor.