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Beauty Bias

Beauty Ambivalence: Why We Take Sides

Vivian Diller, Ph.D. | Posted 11.04.2013 | Women
Vivian Diller, Ph.D.

I've never liked the saying (not to mention the sentiment) "you can't be too rich or too thin." But now, "you can't be too beautiful" is under fire, too. When it comes to women and their looks, it seems we just can't win.

How To Enjoy -- Not Envy -- The Beauty Advantage

Vivian Diller, Ph.D. | Posted 02.05.2012 | Healthy Living
Vivian Diller, Ph.D.

The ugly truth? Beauty is unfair. But for we "everyday" men and women, what really matters is knowing that unique beauty -- experienced within, and with all its imperfections -- is the one that lasts a lifetime.

STUDY: Good Looks Are A Liability

Sam Sommers | Posted 10.03.2011 | Healthy Living
Sam Sommers

A new research study demonstrates that there are at least some circumstances in which being beautiful backfires.