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What makes some faces more attractive than others?

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Each frame of the video above is a different face with the features slightly tweaked. If you're like the U.K. university students who took part in a new study, the faces should strike you as increasingly dominant personalities, peaking in the middle of the video and then becoming meek again by the end. The statistical model that underlies those cartoon faces was derived from a study of 1000 photographs of Caucasian faces that the students looked at and scored for various traits.

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