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Articles related to beauty

Feature: In the Eye of the Beholder
Beauty is a subjective value, but studies are finding that mate choice is often affected by upbringing, self-esteem and previous experiences in courtship.
Up Close: Brain of the beholder: The neuroscience of beauty
Doyen of the field of neuroesthetics Prof Semir Zeki explains the neuronal behaviour that underlies perceptions of ‘beauty’.