Attractiveness is associated with the belief that economic success is dependent on individual effort, rather than external circumstances

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Physical attractiveness is associated with many positive outcomes – greater happiness, higher wages, better jobs, and even higher cognitive outcomes. According to a recent study published in Economics and Human Biology, beauty is also associated with lower support for redistribution. Attractive individuals are more likely to attribute economic success to individual effort, as opposed to external circumstances. Studies examining the association between looks and political preferences have found that attractive people are more supportive of right-wing parties. Researchers have interpreted this r…

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