One-year-olds play longer with facially attractive dolls than with unattractive dolls.
It is one of the great facts of the world, like sunlight or springtime or the reflection in dark waters of that silver shell we call the Moon. That may be so, but at least it is not so superficial as thought is. It is only shallow people who do not judge by appearances. Gray and beauty is a form of genius-is higher, indeed, than genius, as it needs no explanation. People say sometimes that beauty is only superficial. You smile-ah, when you have lost it you won't smile.Men in their middle twenties usually prefer women a year or two younger.Women who appeared young and remained strong were able to keep a man for twenty years, instead of losing him to a younger woman.
A young-looking widow could find a second husband, whereas an older-looking counterpart of the same chronological age might not.You have the most marvelous youth, and youth is the one thing worth having,someday when you are old and wrinkled and ugly, when thought has seared your forehead with its lines and passion branded your lips with its hideous fires, you will feel it. Teenage boys, on average, prefer girls a year older. The true mystery of the world is the visible, not the invisible. 19-year-old women are likely to produce the greatest number of childrentwice as many as 30-year-old women.Some statistical extrapolations suggest that someone is more likely to stay with one partner, the longer the partner continues to appear young.A hypothesis has been given to suggest that children with mothers who retain youthful characteristics were more likely to have both parents throughout their childhood, and grow up to reproduce and have descendants.E.g., a woman with a 21-inch waist and 30-inch hips, a woman with a 24-inch waist and 35-inch hips, and a woman with a 28-inch waist and 40-inch hips are equally attractive.