Essay on NBA star Lin's appearance features Rosenblat and Mobius' work on the psychology of beauty

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Could appearance have played a role in NBA star's Jeremy Lin's initial struggle for recognition? An essay in The New Yorker Magazine by James Surowiecki explores the possibility that Lin was overlooked by the NBA because his appearance as an Asian-American was unexpected. Tanya Rosenblat and Markus Mobius' work on the psychology of appearance and beauty is featured in this essay. Read the full piece at: http://www.newyorker.com/talk/financial/2012/03/05/120305ta_talk_surowiecki