Here's how to nail the perfect online dating profile picture: A new study has found that, when it comes to your online dating profile, there's such a thing as "too hot to trust" ó at least, for women. Researchers from the University of Connecticut asked heterosexual participants aged 17 to 36 to look at one of four different dating profiles of the same person. Some had been enhanced with lighting, makeup and hairstyling, while others were fairly normal boring lighting, no makeup, everyday hair. They were then asked to rate each profile based on their attractiveness, trustworthiness and their ultimate desire to date them. Women thought the "enhanced" photos of men both increased their attractiveness and trustworthiness. When men looked at the enhanced photos, they rated women as more attractive, but less trustworthy.
So maybe all the women out there should just give up.
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But ideally you should just disbelieve the whole thing. The program then aggregated results by phrase before presenting the data.