"New research finds that attractive people in the business world or academia may be at a disadvantage when they’re evaluated by a member of the same sex." More at Miller-McCune. "'Although physical attractiveness should have little to do with the way people evaluate scholarship applicants and job candidates, we found that both were affected by their level of physical attractiveness,' writes psychologist Marie Agthe of Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München. In the Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, she contends this bias is 'rooted partly in the social threats and opportunities afforded by attractive people.'"