Damn! That explains all the accidental head injuries and extended games of hide-and-go-seek at the mall when I was 3. Mom still says she loves us all the same.
A study by the University of Alberta in Canada shows that healthy but ugly children were neglected much more than their attractive counterparts.
However, it’s still a small test that needs more research and its conclusions are not yet universally accepted.
Photo Credits: “The Plastic dolls collection”, by Markus Biehal, Westausgang.de
• Source: UAlberta-Are unattractive kids loved less?
• via: [Archived]CNN/Netscape-Ugly Kids
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