Most people have some asymmetry to their face, meaning their features don't align perfectly. But, there could be a more serious cause at play.
Facial symmetry is one specific measure of bodily asymmetry. Along with traits such as averageness and youthfulness it influences judgments of aesthetic traits .
Using 15 different facial features, they found that people with asymmetric faces tended to have more deprived childhoods and so harder.
Asymmetry between the two sides of the face increases steadily with aging surgery to produce age-matched features," the researchers write.
To investigate the interaction between facial expressions and facial gender information during face perception, the present study matched the.