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  Body image
Why do we look in the mirror?
Why is looking good important to some people?
Is being thin attractive?

 
Why is looking good important to some people?
Some studies have shown that 'attractive' people often do better in society:
  • Attractive children are more popular, both with classmates and teachers. Teachers give them better grades.

  • Attractive applicants have a better chance of getting jobs, and of getting paid more.

  • In court, attractive people are found guilty less often. When found guilty, they receive less punishment.

But attractive people often feel they are under a lot of pressure to maintain their appearance.


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