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Lec 15 Attractiveness

Therefore degree of symmetry reects extent to which

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Unformatted text preview: es, humans are bilaterally symmetric •  Some asymmetry arises because of disturbances during development •  Disturbances can be due to environmental stress, pathogens, muta+ons, deleterious genes, etc. •  Therefore, degree of symmetry reflects extent to which individual could develop its morphology normally •  Indicates individual possesses genes that can resist prevailing pathogens 5 3/6/13 Symmetry and facial a'rac+veness (Grammer & Thornhill, 1994) Symmetry and facial a'rac+veness (Grammer & Thornhill, 1994) 6 3/6/13 Symmetry and fa...
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