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Beauty bias: hopefully the judge finds you attractive

bigthink.com

A large study examining crimes tried in courts found that physically attractive defendants often come off lighter than unattractive ones. Other studies found that even when crimes are not real, test subjects gave longer sentences to uglier people than attractive ones.

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People assume that good looking people are as great as they look.

  • Some studies suggest that the beauty bias can be overcome in the courtroom by spending more time considering the problem of guilt.
  • In the workplace, a standardised approach should be taken when h...

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