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Investigating Beauty with the Golden Ratio
Two irrational numbers (approximately 0.618 and 1.618), are often referred to as the “golden ratio.” These two numbers possess many intriguing properties. For example, shapes that adhere to the golden ratio have long been considered to be aesthetically pleasing. This experiment will investigate whether the golden ratio can be used to predict peoples’ assessment of beauty in others.
Do test subjects consider celebrities with facial measurements that come closest to the golden ratio to be the most attractive?
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