It doesn't always pay to be pretty

The beautiful people have it all, or so we're usually told. According to research, they're seen as friendlier, more intelligent, and they earn more. But a pair of new journal articles tells a different story, outlining some contexts in which being pretty doesn't pay. Maria Agthe and her team had 400 students appraise one of four job candidates based on his or her CV, with their photo attached.

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