This is about how we, ourselves, deal with challenges. Our face is a clear reflection about our attitude, a direct indicator as to when we're psyching ourselves out -- getting ready for a fight that might not even be real.
Breakthroughs in the neuroscience of empathy, emotions and our conscious control of the breath have radically changed our view of our nature, helping explain the stubborn power of spiritual imagery, prayers and ritual.
What makes someone attractive to you? Specific physical features? A particular personality type? A certain indefinable quality of character or depth of soul? All reasonable answers, sure, but there's another critical influence on who you're attracted to: context.