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Study: More feminine faces lead to civilized culture

Study: More Feminine Faces Lead To Civilized Culture

Disney's "Beauty and the Beast" tells the story of a kind woman turning a hot-tempered beast into a civilized and charming man. Yes, it's a love story, but it also might shed light on how modern society was formed.

A study published in the journal 'Current Anthropology' suggests that human skulls became more feminine around the same time that culture became more civilized -- using tools, creating art, that sort of thing.

As testosterone levels decreased 50,000 years ago, the skulls became more feminine and rounded.

Around that time, people began to communicate more complex thoughts, they were kinder and able to cooperate more easily with each other.

The lead researcher believes testosterone levels decreased when people started living and working together and realized getting along and cooperating with one another was the key to survival -- and a previous study might back up this up.

Researchers found evidence that human faces evolved to reduce the damage when punched in the face. This was millions of years before they began acting civilized.

That's why men have visibly larger jaw, cheek, nose and brow bones compared to women. They were more likely to get in fights ... while women just talked about foes behind their backs.

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jvt1984 August 06 2014 at 7:38 AM

I'd rather believe what the Bible says, that the man was created in God's image. Not that he looked like God but had good qualities that God gave him, and intelligence. Then he gave him a wife as a "complement" (not compliment) for him. She would complete the relationship out with feminine things for tenderness and raising children and such.

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luzlul August 06 2014 at 10:20 AM

GOD created women and men diffenrent!!!!!!!!

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Michael Dubacher luzlul August 06 2014 at 4:17 PM

I hope so.

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James luzlul August 06 2014 at 7:21 PM

Yes, diffenrent is what they are.

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vendelavee August 06 2014 at 8:24 AM

What a load of crap! This is a SUBJECTIVE THEORY! It is a GUESS at why the change occurred. They have no facts to prove it.

The is problem with archaeology. Most of the conclusions are just educated guesses.

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schlauger1 vendelavee August 06 2014 at 1:15 PM

An educated guess is better than no guess at all.

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CHUCK vendelavee August 06 2014 at 9:32 PM

Thank you. Thank you. I am glad that i read a few of the comments as I was about to make the very same comment. You are absolutely correct.

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leslie August 06 2014 at 8:29 AM

Sure hope they did this BS research on their own dime, but somehow I doubt it!

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CHUCK leslie August 06 2014 at 9:36 PM

Good comment.

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sitemfg August 06 2014 at 8:52 AM

Who writes this crap? Better yet, who believes this BS?

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Wayne August 06 2014 at 9:00 AM

To equate human skull development to a “kinder” more negotiable species of man must mean the history books have it all wrong...all social conflicts ceased to exist and the loss of millions and millions of lives during WWI and WWII never really happened.

There are many contributing factors responsible for the evolution of the overall skeletal structure, not just the skull, of the human species....the word “kinder” is an emotional explanation that just does not belong

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schlauger1 Wayne August 06 2014 at 1:18 PM

Emotional or not, the fact is that females tend to make males more empathetic and subdued. Unless, of course, the male doesn't give a damn.

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David August 06 2014 at 7:59 AM

The Religion of Evolution sure has some strange made up myths and lies to try and keep it going. If man has been here for 50 million years how about producing just one piece of evidence to prove this theory. Where are the hundreds of billions of bones that should be everywhere for that amount of time. Sorry...I'll stick with our factual recorded history that make us 8 to 10 thousand years old. There is no factual human history beyond that except make believe.

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Bob Rose August 06 2014 at 11:33 AM

Actually, the mature female face, like the rest of her body, is dominated by a shape like a "heart". It means (instinctively) "desirability". The mature male's face and body is dominated by an "inverted trapezoid" form which means "dominant".

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wstokesjr August 06 2014 at 8:43 AM

It's amazing how many anti-science people are here. There's plenty of evidence that man was here not 50 million years ago but for many thousands.

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patrick August 06 2014 at 3:45 PM

They make this BS up in there head and then tell you it is Fact !!

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