“Researchers found more attractive people are more likely to be givers, and givers are generally rated as being more attractive.”
The IU study, published in Nonprofit and Voluntary Sector Quarterly , found that more attractive people are more likely to be givers, and givers are rated as more attractive.
“Poets and philosophers have suggested the link between moral and physical beauty for centuries,” said study co-author Sara Konrath, who is an associate professor of philanthropic studies at the Lilly Family School of Philanthropy on sabbatical this year at Notre Dame’s Institute for Advanced Study. “This study confirms that people who are perceived as more attractive are more likely to give and givers are seen as more attractive.”
It looks like you have to pay to read it, but here’s a link to the abstract: