Brown-eyed people appear more trustworthy, study shows

CREATED Jan 10, 2013

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 Las Vegas, NV (KTNV) -- A new study shows that people with brown eyes generally appear more trustworthy.

Researchers in Europe had 238 participants rate the faces of 80 people for trustworthiness, attractiveness and dominance.

The study found that brown-eyed faces were seen as more trustworthy than blue-eyed faces.

Regardless of the eye color of the judges in the study, they all ranked brown-eyed people as more trustworthy.

The study also showed a correlation between brown-eyes and certain facial features that researchers say also contributed to the results.

SOURCE: Scientific American: People With Brown Eyes Appear More Trustworthy, But That's Not The Whole Story

SOURCE: PLOS ONE: Trustworthy-Looking Face Meets Brown Eyes