You should totally take your ugly friend when you’re on the pull, says science
Bad news, ugly friends, it looks like your plans for a night in are cancelled – as it turns out the age-old strategy of bringing along a less attractive friend actually works.
Dr. Nicholas Furl of the University of Royal Holloway in London says that the ‘ugly friend effect’ is very, very real.
Bringing along an ‘ug’ could make people see your face as more attractive – as volunteers rated faces as more attractive, on a scale of 1 to 10, if they saw an ugly face next to it.
Here’s another good reason to swill down loads of coffee, according to science Dr Furl said, ‘Until now, it’s been... read more
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