Attractive 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 to identify as conservative or Republican. (Paper - Effects of physical attractiveness on political beliefsPaper - Effects of physical attractiveness on political beliefs

    Metadata:

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


    The paper looked at the corre...
    )
  • One possible explanation for this is that people that are generally accepted by their peers during their upbringing are more likely to lean towards established systems and keeping the status quo. Being disregarded by society is likely to contribute to more rebellious world views. (Paper - Effects of physical attractiveness on political beliefsPaper - Effects of physical attractiveness on political beliefs

    Metadata:

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


    The paper looked at the corre...
    )