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In the Eye of the Beholder

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By Michael Kasumovic

Beauty is a subjective value, but studies are finding that mate choice is often affected by upbringing, self-esteem and previous experiences in courtship.

Michael Kasumovic is a Lecturer and ARC DECRA Fellow at the University of NSW.

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