Are woman nicer to at­trac­tive men?

Hindustan Times (Patna) - Live - - Leisure -

Av­er­age-look­ing guys, if you mess around your beloved will have you out the door. On the other hand, good-look­ing chaps can rest easy, be­cause ladies will put up with loads be­fore they kick you out. We are not say­ing this.

This is ac­cord­ing to a new univer­sity study into what women will put up with when it comes to their blokes. It turns out women are likely to put up with mis­be­haviour from a man if he looks like (Hol­ly­wood ac­tor) Ryan Gosling, ac­cord­ing to a pa­per by Jeremy Gib­son and Jonathan Gore of Eastern Ken­tucky Univer­sity, US.

They dis­cov­ered a woman’s view of how law-abid­ing a man is can be in­flu­enced by how hand­some he is. ‘First im­pres­sions’ are a pop­u­lar field of study be­cause of their role in form­ing re­la­tion­ships, but it is of­ten based on phys­i­cal ap­pear­ance and ad­her­ence to so­cial norms.

Gib­son and Gore stud­ied how lev­els of at­trac­tive­ness and con­form­ing to so­cial norms in­flu­enced 170 fe­male col­lege stu­dent per­cep­tions of men. Two male faces — one at­trac­tive, the other not — but bear­ing sim­i­lar fea­tures, were paired in two writ­ten sce­nar­ios. Bet­ter look­ing peo­ple can get away with more, the sur­vey stun­ningly re­veals.

“The unattrac­tive male is tol­er­ated up to a point; his unattrac­tive­ness is okay un­til he mis­be­haves,” said Gib­son. The halo and devil ef­fect of­ten comes into play when peo­ple view oth­ers’ pro­files on online dat­ing sites. So, unattrac­tive men who pro­vide un­usual or alarm­ing in­for­ma­tion in their pro­files may not re­ceive a sec­ond glance from women.

Bet­ter look­ing peo­ple can get away with more, a new sur­vey stun­ningly re­veals

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