volume 40, issue 8, P773-776 2012
DOI: 10.1016/j.jcms.2012.02.007
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I.N. Springer, J. Wiltfang, J.T. Kowalski, P.A.J. Russo, M. Schulze, S. Becker, S. Wolfart

Abstract: In 1878, Margaret Wolfe Hungerford published a simple but insightful phrase in her novel 'Molly Bawn' that was to be quoted so often it has almost become cliché: "Beauty is in the eye of the beholder". While many questions regarding the perception and neural processing of facial attractiveness have been resolved, it became obvious to us that study designs have been principally based on either facial self-perception or perception by others. The relationship between these however, remains both crucial and unknow…

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