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Does society treat women differently based on their appearance?

While we may know that beauty is skin-deep, society still responds differently to people considered physically beautiful. Studies show that people assume attractive women and men are more sexually alluring, sociable, and smart, and that women considered attractive have better-paying jobs and more opportunities for advancement. Research has shown that elementary school teachers often give special treatment to children they find cute, and ?good-looking? criminals often get lighter sentences.

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