Tag Archives: Beauty

SMB: A psychology experiment and nature versus nurture

I think this ties in rather well with my comments on beauty yesterday.  Click through to see the full sized version. via Saturday Morning Breakfast Cereal

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Beauty is determined by both biology and culture

Science can’t determine values, and this includes aesthetics, beauty.  But that doesn’t mean science has nothing to say about beauty.  As this article at PolicyMic indicates, it can study what most of us see as beauty and explore the reasons … Continue reading

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Studies of a skin color gene across global populations reveal shared origins | Penn State University

All instances of a gene mutation that contributes to light skin color in Europeans came from the same chromosome of one person who most likely lived at least 10,000 years ago, according to Penn State College of Medicine researchers. via … Continue reading

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