A New Study Says Good-Looking Scientists Are Perceived To Be Inferior Scientists

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People can think you're a good-looking scientist. But can they also think you're a good scientist? A new study from some UK researchers shows that survey respondents are interested in hearing more about what attractive, articulate scientists are doing in their labs than about those whom they believed didn't fit that description. But those same respondents doubt the quality of the pretty scientists' work, all based solely on their looks. One of the scientists reacting to the study in this Forbes Science story is Kim Cobb, ADVANCE professor in the School of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences, Georgia Power Faculty Scholar and an oft-quoted expert on climate science and the health of coral reefs. 

 

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  • Created On: Jun 12, 2017 - 11:17am
  • Last Updated: Jun 12, 2017 - 1:19pm