A current look at the factors influencing face variability


face perception
beauty canons

How to Cite

Łącka M, Matthews‑Brzozowska T. A current look at the factors influencing face variability. JoFA [Internet]. 2021 Dec. 31 [cited 2023 Mar. 29];4(2):128-34. Available from: https://jofa.ump.edu.pl/index.php/jofa/article/view/50


The aesthetic perception of a face is multifactorial. The researchers most often focus on its proportions in terms of historical beauty canons, anthropological intercultural gender and race differences, and a multi‑faceted approach to aging, also at the molecular level. This multifaceted nature is the result of both individual and holistic perception of the phenomenon of beauty, which as a visual aspect is susceptible to optical illusions and cultural definition.



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