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Scientist have worked out 10 Qualities That Make Us Less Attractive


Journal Biology Letters published data in 2013 showing that women who have a high level of the stress hormone cortisol in their bodies are less attractive to men.


Research shows that lying is seen as one of the most unattractive qualities people can have, that goes for even the smallest little lie.

Sleep deprivation

Scientists from Sweden proved in 2010 that the less you sleep the more unattractive you are to other people.

Being mean

In 2014 a research was carried out in China which involved getting a group of people to volunteer to rate a series of photographs of people with neutral expression, but with varying description of their emotions written underneath. It was found that people who described as ‘mean’ were related the least attractive.

Contracting body language

Academics from 4 universities in the United States have proven that crossed arms, hunched shoulders and other body language turns people off.


Specialists at the Universities of Wisconsin and New York have come to conclusion that lazy people are seen as boring by other people.

Looking too happy

Researchers at the University of British Columbia established in 2011 that women are put off by men who smile too much.

Looking too proud

Aforementioned research also determined that overly proud women are not seen as attractive by most men.

Smelling too similar

It was discovered at the University of New Mexico that people who smell similar don’t attract each other because this makes them subconsciously think they’re related somehow.

Not having a sense of humor

The psychologists at Ulster University discovered that irrespective of a person’s gender, people who lack a sense of humor are not seen as attractive.

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