The Biology of Beauty: The Science behind Human Attractiveness

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book-author

Rachelle M. Smith

publisher

Greenwood

file-type

PDF

pages

264 pages

language

English

asin

B07FKRG5KN

isbn10

1440849889

isbn13

9781440849886


Book Description

This mind-boggling book, The Biology of Beauty: The Science underlying Human Attractiveness (PDF), investigates the science behind human attractiveness, including the proportions, ratios, and other factors that play a significant role in determining what humans consider to be “beautiful.”

It’s been said that “beauty is in the eye of the beholder,” but the most recent research in the field of science indicates that human attractiveness is much more objective than we always believed; it’s deeply rooted in our evolutionary and biological historical background. For instance, facial symmetry is considered to be very attractive since it indicates that a person had enough health and nutrition during the critical developmental years when their face was being formed. This ebook delves further into these observations.

In the first section of the book, we take a closer look at the features that we find most interesting and the reasons behind our preferences. It explores the reasons why beauty is so important from an evolutionary perspective, as well as the upsides (and potential drawbacks) of being good-trying. In addition to investigating these beauty “universals,” the book investigates the process through which beauty beliefs can be created by factors such as faith, tradition, and the media. In Part II, an in-depth analysis of specific aspects of a person’s appearance that contribute to attractiveness is presented, along with scientific explanations for why we favor certain things. In addition to this, the book contains a number of informative sidebars that focus on various views of beauty that are held in various parts of the world and at various times throughout history.

 

  • Examines the high-interest and often-debated topic of beauty from an objective perspective, focusing on the findings of a number of different scientific and psychological studies.
  • Examines the effects on one’s body and mind of living in a culture that places a strong emphasis on physical appearance, and places a strong emphasis on the role that the media plays in shaping cultural views.
  • Describes both the unique and shared aspects of beauty, assisting readers in comprehending how ideas regarding what constitutes attractiveness have evolved over time and across cultural boundaries.
  • Contains a solitary two-half group that provides readers with a wide conceptual framework that is then followed by a full evaluation of explicit possibilities that contribute to the appeal.

Review

“This ebook would be excellent for libraries servicing psychology departments that place an emphasis on evolutionary psychology because it is written in a very easy-to-read and accessible format,” — ARBA

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