Physiognomy, or the bogus theory that we can predict a person’s character from their features, was once a widespread doctrine.Charles Darwin first began to develop his theory of natural selection while journeying on the as a “gentleman companion” to its captain, Robert Fitzroy, but only after nearly being turned down from the job because Fitzroy thought “no man with such a nose could have the energy" required for an arduous voyage.“What tends to matter for females is that the overall package is good," meaning that women might accept a less-attractive mate if he was outstanding in some other way."Online, this might result in males restricting their potential mates.”is two decades old, but new, fast-growing apps such as Tinder have shifted the online-matching emphasis back to looks.
She points out a few other tips in her “Tinder glossary:” “Most players reflexively swipe left [reject] at the sight of a toddler or baby,” but posing with your adorable Lab can be an “effective misdirection.” And then there’s the iron law that “95 percent of players who choose a calling card that does not include a clear shot of their face are unattractive.”It’s not the first time in history that a face plays such an important role in one’s fate.
Maybe you think fidelity is something people can cultivate over time?
”(Sure, but I mean, who would want an ugly, broke jerk sticking faithfully by their side?
It takes longer, more meaningful interactions, however, to pinpoint other traits, like if the prospective mate is open, agreeable, or neurotic.
It seems people might only be able to determine the extremes of a personality from a photo, rather than its nuances.