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  Human physical appearance - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Variation in the physical appearance of humans is believed by anthropologists to be an important factor in the development of personality and social relations in particular physical attractiveness.
However humans are acutely sensitive to variations in physical appearance for reasons of evolution.
Some differences in human appearance are genetic, others are the result of age or disease, and many are the result of personal adornment.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Human_physical_appearance   (460 words)

  
 Human - Open Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-06)
Human beings are commonly referred to individually as persons or people and collectively as man, mankind, humanity, or the human race, while humans is used both for the collective and for individuals.
Human children are born after a nine-month gestation period, with typically 3-4 kilograms (6-9 pounds) in weight and 50-60 centimetres (20-24 inches) in height.
Humans have the highest brain to body mass ratio of all large animals (Dolphins have the second highest; sharks have the highest for a fish; and octopuses have the highest for an invertebrate).
open-encyclopedia.com /Human   (4489 words)

  
 YourArt.com >> Encyclopedia >> Human   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-06)
Human beings are one of five species to pass the mirror test — which tests whether an animal recognises its reflection as an image of itself — along with chimpanzees or bonobos, orangutans, and dolphins.
Human ecology is an academic discipline that investigates how humans and human societies interact with their environment, nature and the human social environment.
Humanism as a philosophy defines a socio-political doctrine the bounds of which are not constrained by those of locally developed cultures, but which seeks to include all of humanity and all issues common to human beings.
www.yourart.com /research/encyclopedia.cgi?subject=/Human   (7718 words)

  
 Talk:Human physical appearance - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Variations is the physical appearance of humans is believed by anthropologists to be an important factor in the development of personality and social relations.
Some people have traditionally linked some differences in personal appearance such as skelatal shape with race (but this is a controversial and sensitive matter).
Physical appearance as adherence to a social framework
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Talk:Human_physical_appearance   (696 words)

  
 Encyclopedia topic: Human physical appearance   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-06)
Variation in the physical appearance of humans is believed by anthropologist (A social scientist who specializes in anthropology) s to be an important factor in the development of personality and social relations in particular physical attractiveness (additional info and facts about physical attractiveness).
Some people have traditionally linked some differences in personal appearance such as skeletal shape with race (A contest of speed), such as prognathism or elongated stride (but this is a controversial and sensitive matter).
The concept of the dandy (A man who is much concerned with his dress and appearance) was prevalent in the Western world prior to the contemporary period--namely, a man who devotes particular attention to his physical appearance.
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/h/hu/human_physical_appearance.htm   (508 words)

  
 Kids.net.au - Encyclopedia Human physical appearance -
There are notable variations in visual human physical appearance from person to person.
Male and female appearances are perceived as different, although homo sapiens have a very low level of sexual dimorphism compared with most other species.
Some people have traditionally linked difference in personal appearance with "race" (but this is a controversial and sensitive matter).
www.kids.net.au /encyclopedia-wiki/ap/Appearance   (315 words)

  
 Physical Appearance
This paper proposes that physical appearance is a major factor in the development of personality, because people form opinions by what they see in a person physically, and respond to that person accordingly.
In some sense, certain elements of appearance (such as hygiene and selection of clothes) are also functions of personality, but for the most part, physical appearance, as something one inherits genetically, is independent of personality.
The basis of the paper is that people react to another individual's physical appearance, thereby provoking a behavior in the individual that is a response to the initial reaction.
www.personalityresearch.org /papers/popkins2.html   (4568 words)

  
 Leo: Physical Appearance
Leo natives are generally robust with all faculties and proportions (particularly as concern physical appearance) in balance and harmony.
Physically, Leos are strong and have abundant energy and fire which is reflected in their swift movements.
The personality and appearance of this native is likely to exude a certain brightness and sparkle.
www.novareinna.com /constellation/leoappearance.html   (969 words)

  
 Human, Study Thyself - Discover Magazine - science news articles online technology magazine articles Human, Study ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-06)
Applying the same framework to humanity, early biologists decided that because fl Africans and white Europeans lived on separate continents and didn’t normally interbreed, the two represented races.
In 1901 laboratory studies revealed that human beings carry in their veins one of four types of blood, which are distinguished today as types A, B, AB, and O. Karl Landsteiner, who made the discovery, kept count of the immunologic reactions between random pairings of blood.
The Human Genome Project, when it unfurled the biochemical letters of “the” human DNA sequence in 2000, sent the wrong message.
www.discover.com /issues/mar-05/features/human-study-thyself   (1657 words)

  
 Read about Human physical appearance at WorldVillage Encyclopedia. Research Human physical appearance and learn about ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-06)
Attitudes about physical appearance may be influenced by advertising.
Variation in the physical appearance of humans is believed by
sexual dimorphism between human males and females in comparison with other mammals.
encyclopedia.worldvillage.com /s/b/Appearance   (360 words)

  
 Human physical appearance - TheBestLinks.com - Amputation, Beauty, Body piercing, Disease, ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-06)
Human physical appearance - TheBestLinks.com - Amputation, Beauty, Body piercing, Disease,...
Human physical appearance, Amputation, Beauty, Body piercing, Disease, Dandy...
Beauty, Body image, Common human variations, Eigenface, Fashion, Hair coloring, Sexual attraction, Social role of hair, Vanity.
www.thebestlinks.com /Human_physical_appearance.html   (441 words)

  
 Physical Appearance - Bill Airy
Dipboye, R.L., Arvey, R.D., & Tepstra, D.E. Sex and physical attractiveness of raters and applicants as determinants of resume evaluations.
Grammer, K., & Thornhill, R. Human (homo sapiens) facial attractiveness and sexual selection: The role of symmetry and averageness.
Heilman, M.E., & Saruwatari, L.F. (1979) When beauty is beastly: The effects of appearance and sex on evaluations and job applicants for managerial and non-managerial jobs.
www.colostate.edu /Depts/Speech/rccs/theory34/theory34f.htm   (352 words)

  
 Project on People and Robots: Projects
If robots are to generate a potentially large impact in people’s lives and their work in organizations, it is important to conduct more comprehensive research examining the interaction between human and robots.
A preliminary study was conducted, adopting a 2x2x2 full factorial experimental design, manipulating autonomy (low versus high), physical appearance (human-like versus machine-like) and perceived risk level (low versus high).
The main effect for appearance was not significant.
www.peopleandrobots.org /detail.php?id=1086007190   (255 words)

  
 Differences in physical appearance in the human species   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-06)
There are a variety of reasons why there are such distinctive differences in physical appearance between the various races of our species.
Throughout prehistory, as humans traveled across the globe in search of food, they encountered a variety of environmental and climatic changes.
When groups of these humans settled in a particular area, their physical appearance slowly changed to adapt to their environment.
members.aol.com /ldrsaacmsglyph/ethnic.html   (328 words)

  
 A.D. Police Files   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-06)
The line between robots and humans becomes less and less distinct as humans begin to bridge the gap by undergoing reconstructive surgery -- replacing human bone and flesh with artificial endo-skeleton and tissue.
This is the story of one young woman's life-changing experience, her feelings as they are torn between two different worlds, and of her small, yet immensely important and courageous decision.
An experiment, which has now been banned by the government, was done on sensory deprivation on humans in which test subjects were placed in a cramped space, in total darkness, in utter silence, with no outside human interaction.
www2.hawaii.edu /~dfukushi/ADPolice.html   (506 words)

  
 The Physical Appearance of Ancient Israel
Ashkenazi Jews are not the physical descendants of the biblical Hebrews.
Moses had to have the same physical characteristics because again, he was raised in the house of Pharaoh, as the grandson of Pharaoh, when Pharaoh ordered all other Hebrew males to be killed at birth.
HOLLYWOOD VERSION OF From what history has taught us concerning the Hebrews Physical appearance, it is apparent that the Hollywood depiction of Moses is at the very least inaccurate, and at the most could be viewed as a racist misrepresentation.
www.stewartsynopsis.com /physical_appearance_of_ancient_i.htm   (3780 words)

  
 Physical Appearance
THE PHYSICAL APPEARANCE OF THE HEBREWS and THE SONS OF HAM
Moses had the same physical characteristics because again, he was raised in the house of Pharaoh, as the grandson of Pharaoh, when Pharaoh ordered all Hebrew males to be killed at birth.
PHARAOH RAMESES II From what history has taught us concerning the Hebrews Physical appearance, it is apparent that the Hollywood depiction of Moses is at the very least inaccurate, and at the most could be viewed as a racist misrepresentation.
www.hebrewisraelites.org /physicalapp.htm   (4490 words)

  
 Human Physical Appearance Encyclopedia Article, Description, History and Biography @ OurLocalColor.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-06)
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 CG Channel Gallery - Victor Lam
V-Type-7’s concepts mainly drew from the nature-the creation of God, from animals to human, both physical appearance and psychological characteristic.
Further, each spring is embedded a sensitive pressure sensor to provide necessary data to the electronic hub in the centre.
Deformable and electronically controlled wheels to cope with the extra load and torque that come along with the new powertrain system; Exterior design concept that reflects the varieties of humanity; The cab is mainly cover by glass, maximizing the adoption of natural light and making the limited space feel more special.
www.cgchannel.com /gallery/viewimage.jsp?imgID=8623   (268 words)

  
 endangered animals - reports
They hunt together by surrounding prey or sliding onto the sand or ice and grab prey, then use their flippers to crawl back out into the water.
Humans used to go hunting for whales, which is known as whaling.
The meat was used for food and blubber is used in most kinds of lipstick.
www.tenan.vuurwerk.nl /reports/baturyn/orcawhale-kerri.htm   (758 words)

  
 The Physical Appearance of Intelligent Aliens
On one side are those who take a rather anthropormorphic view of the ET and believe that it would basically be humanoid in shape with two,arms, two legs, a head at the top of the body and the main sense organs located on the head.
Although the reciprocating knee joint in the human leg can put up with large shock loads and the shoulder aND hip joints can rotate through a considerable arc, it is difficult to imagine an organic bearing that coul d rotate through 360 degrees.
If the alien is very much heavier than man, he would have problems with running for long distances in pursuit of prey in his early development as a land predator and would require a very large supply of readily available food to maintain himself.
www.sacred-texts.com /ufo/aliens.htm   (3702 words)

  
 Thomas F. Cash :: Biographical Information
A clinical and research psychologist for over 30 years, my professional works largely pertain to the psychology of physical appearance, including four books and about 150 scientific publications.
My research program has examined appearance stereotyping and discrimination, the prevalence, causes, and consequences of body-image dissatisfaction, and the assessment and treatment of body-image difficulties.
The central objective of this peer-reviewed publication is to both expand and integrate scholarship on body image and human physical appearance.
www.body-images.com /bio   (450 words)

  
 Reed Elsevier - Elsevier launches Body Image
Body Image is a multi-faceted concept that refers to persons' perceptions and attitudes about their own body, particularly but not exclusively its appearance.
The effects of body image and physical characteristics (e.g., body size, attractiveness, physical disfigurements or disorders) on psychological functioning, interpersonal processes, and quality of life;
Body image and physical appearance in the full range of medical and allied health contexts;
www.reed-elsevier.com /index.cfm?articleid=746&articleaction=print   (661 words)

  
 Physical Appearance of Jesus   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-06)
We suppose he was similar in appearance to other Abrahamic Orientals of his day and that he was recognized by those who knew him and went unheeded in the crowds by those unacquainted with him.
Perhaps the New Testament is silent on these points because it is more important to center attention on the principles poured forth than on the physical appearance of the Person who pronounced them.
Perhaps also it makes it easier for us to dwell on his moral stature rather than any bodily perfection he may have had, and it certainly is a deterrent to the making of those graven images which apostate peoples so anxiously desire to venerate.
www.lightplanet.com /mormons/basic/christ/physical_appearance.htm   (522 words)

  
 Dare to Be -- My RP Characters   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-06)
One may wonder how she came to be; heck, I even wonder that sometimes, and I created her!
Attire (When human, of course): — Dragonscale "2nd" skin armor (which is actually her dragon scales covering her body) — Leather/fur skirt — Leather guards on forearms and shins
Physical Appearance (Dragon): — Black and Red scales — Golden eyes Height: undecided (I'm working on it) — Weight: Unknown (who really wants to weigh a dragon?)
www.freewebs.com /dragon_myst_chat/dragons.htm   (216 words)

  
 physical appearance - OneLook Dictionary Search   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-06)
We found one dictionary with English definitions that includes the word physical appearance:
Tip: Click on the first link on a line below to go directly to a page where "physical appearance" is defined.
Phrases that include physical appearance: human physical appearance
www.onelook.com /?w=physical+appearance   (79 words)

  
 Black Poppy-Humans
not much, he is human afterall, he is a good friend!
Very honest, to the point, kind of defensive because I'm human and I'm ready to be picked on
As human I don't have much but I have tons of spunk!
www.angelfire.com /nv/thenightworld/humans.html   (220 words)

  
 Physical Appearance - Bill Airy   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-06)
Why do people feel as though they need to transform their physical appearance?
Does our bodily image have that big of an impact on our interpersonal communication with others that we would be willing to go under the knife to change the way we look?
These questions are preemptive of the brief look into human communication through physical appearance in the following pages of this analysis.
www.colostate.edu /Depts/Speech/rccs/theory34/theory34a.htm   (99 words)

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