Rich, handsome men

The female students were asked to rate the men for their attractiveness as long-term partners.  Overall, the better looking men were rated as more attractive, as were those men with higher status.  Crucially, however, there was an interaction between facial attractiveness and status, such that good-looking men with high status were actually rated as less attractive than good-looking men of medium status.

Here is the full report.  Remember when Yogi Berra said (more or less): "No one goes there anymore, it is too crowded."

I am not sure that being rated less high is, for these wealthy, handsome men, a sexual or mating disadvantage.  I do not feel sorry for them.


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