Is it possible to determine what the average face of a nationality looks like?
Using photos of women across 41 countries, a photographer has merged the images using Face Research software to create one face for each country:
It’s amazing what computer software can do these days when it comes to photography. Face Research actually lets you take anywhere from two to thousands of photos and merge them into one final, flawless image.
A composite image, actually, that is more attractive than its constituent faces. As written on the Face Research website, the Averageness Hypothesis of attractiveness proves
that averageness is the critical determinant of attractiveness
That can’t be denied in this case. These final portraits are definitely beautiful, the average woman is stunning!
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