Men Get Sexier When They Help Out

  http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2148/13/182/abstract Selflessness is sexy: reported helping behaviour increases desirability of men and women as long-term sexual partners Background Despite its short-term costs, behaviour that appears altruistic can increase an individual’s inclusive fitness by earning direct (selfish) and/or indirect (kin-selected) benefits. An evolved preference for other-regarding or helping behaviour in potential mates has been proposed…

Polish Faces More Attractive Than Scottish Faces

Well, that’s not really true but it’s the attention grabbing headline. DOI: 10.1111/eth.12022 http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/eth.12022/abstract A Cross-Cultural Comparison of Population-Specific Face Shape Preferences (Homo sapiens) Abstract A substantial number of studies indicate that human facial features such as symmetry and averageness are preferred in human mate choice. Little is known, however, about face preferences in intrapopulation or…