September 2021
Volume 21, Issue 9
Open Access
Vision Sciences Society Annual Meeting Abstract  |   September 2021
Preference of Facial Attractiveness is ‘heritable’ within the Family
Author Affiliations
  • Yan zhou
    Soochow University, Suzhou, China
  • Haojiang Ying
    Soochow University, Suzhou, China
Journal of Vision September 2021, Vol.21, 2952. doi:https://doi.org/10.1167/jov.21.9.2952
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      Yan zhou, Haojiang Ying; Preference of Facial Attractiveness is ‘heritable’ within the Family. Journal of Vision 2021;21(9):2952. doi: https://doi.org/10.1167/jov.21.9.2952.

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Abstract

Studies found that parents' facial features can predict children's facial features genetically. In addition, both parents and daughters are more likely to choose attractive men as their daughters' mates, possibly because facial attractiveness preference also has a genetic role. Therefore, this study explores whether parents' facial attractiveness preference has a genetic predictive effect on children's facial attractiveness preference.

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