Handsome blokes sport even digits

Men with index and ring fingers that are more similar in size are more likely to be rated as attractive by women, a new study has shown.

The relative length of the second and fourth fingers, a digit ratio known as 2D:4D, may be linked to facial symmetry and is often associated with attractiveness, according to a joint research project by the University of Geneva in Switzerland, the University of Lyon in France and the University of Stirling in the UK.

“In this study, men with more masculine (lower) 2D:4D ratios were found to have more symmetrical faces, and were judged more facially attractive by women,” said the report, which was published in the Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences.

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