Good genes dating
Each trial ends when a viewer deems the composite a 10. Scientists say that the preference for symmetry is a highly evolved trait seen in many different animals.
But why did the Greek men find Helen, and other beautiful women, so intoxicating?In one study, 70% of college students deemed an instructor physically attractive when he acted in a friendly manner, while only 30% found him attractive when he was cold and distant. Indeed, when surveyed for attributes in selecting a mate, both males and females felt kindness and an exciting personality were more important in a mate than good looks. The evolutionary theory is that by mating with someone who has similar genes, one's own genes are conserved. Moreover, a person's demeanor and personality also influences how others perceive his or her beauty.