Beauty and intelligence may - or may not - be related

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Title: Beauty and intelligence may - or may not - be related
Authors: Denny, Kevin
Permanent link: http://hdl.handle.net/10197/1112
Date: 4-Feb-2008
Abstract: In a recent paper, Kanazawa and Kovar (2004) assert that given certain empirical regularities about assortative mating and the heritability of intelligence and beauty, that it logically follows that more intelligent people are more beautiful. It is argued here that this “theorem” is false and that the evidence does not support it.
Type of material: Working Paper
Publisher: University College Dublin. Geary Institute
Copyright (published version): 2008 Geary Institute
Subject LCSH: Aesthetics
Intellect
Interpersonal attraction
Language: en
Status of Item: Not peer reviewed
Appears in Collections:Geary Institute Working Papers
Economics Research Collection

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