Attractive people are more effective in politics

  • Peterson and Palmer found that individuals that were perceived to be conventionally attractive were more effective politically effective than their peers (Paper - Effects of physical attractiveness on political beliefsPaper - Effects of physical attractiveness on political beliefs

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    author: Rolfe Daus Peterson, Carl L. Palmer
    title: Effects of physical attractiveness on political beliefs
    year: [[2017]]


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  • Those blessed with better look are also more likely to feel empowered and participate in politics than their less attractive peers.
  • Furthermore, they cite works that show that attractive individuals are also viewed as more intelligent and politically knowledgeable.
  • Given that Attractive people are more likely to indentify as conservativeAttractive people are more likely to indentify as conservative

    Peterson and Palmer found that there is a minor, but significant and consistent correlation between levels of attractiveness and political ideology. More attractive individuals are more likely t...
    , Peter and Palmer theorize that conservative parties could have a minor advantage in elections based on this connection.