Social experiment finds strangers' description 'prettier' - New York News

Social experiment finds strangers' description 'prettier'

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In a social experiment as part of Dove's 'Real Beauty' campaign, FBI trained sketch arist Gil Zamora created drawings of seven women he couldn't see.

He used their description of themselves to guide his drawings.

Then strangers sat down with Zamora and described the same women. The results were surprising to Zamora: "I never imagined how different two sketch portrayals could be."

A stranger's point of view lead to a more beautiful, happier woman in the sketch compared to that woman's description of herself.

Zamora conducted the social experiment on Good Day NY Weather Producer Carlie Buccola. The results were in line with those found by Dove's social experiment.

 

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