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Physical Attractiveness

When it comes to attraction, a variety of simple factors play a significant role in whom we as people come to like. Things as basic as proximity, looks, similarity, and even the difficulty of the pursuit all affect a person’s overall attractiveness. This paper will discuss how these factors are attributed to attraction and why human nature demands bonding and relationships. People are drawn to those who are near and seen on a regular basis. This finds its explanation in that people become...

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Outline of a Speech on the Theory of Physical Attractiveness

certain person 2) what happens in our brains when we develop an attraction to someone, and 3) the physical signs of attraction. Trans: Let me start off by saying that attraction is defined as “the action or power of evoking interest, pleasure, or liking for someone or something”. That being said, let’s go over how it all starts: the reasons why we may become attracted to someone. * Most physical attraction starts with superficial qualities. * According to British scientist Charles Darwin’s...

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Similarity of Attractiveness Levels in Engaged Couples:

Running head: Similarity of Attractiveness Levels in Engaged Couples Similarity of Attractiveness Levels in Engaged Couples: Do You Pick Your Mate Based on Your Own Attractiveness Level? Abstract Like other similar research, this study will determine that it is the similarities not the differences that bring people together when they are selecting their mates. This study explores this concept based strictly on physical attractiveness levels. Participants will be asked...

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A Big “a” for Attractiveness: How Facial Attractiveness Influence Attribution Formation of the Opposite Gender

Running head: ATTRACTIVENESS AND ATTRIBUTES 1 A Big “A” for Attractiveness: How Facial Attractiveness Influence Attribution Formation of the Opposite Gender ATTRACTIVENESS AND ATTRIBUTES 2 Abstract The experiment was designed to test how physical appearances (particularly that of facial attractiveness) influence males’ and females’ attribution formation of their biological counterparts. Male and female college students (N=30)...

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Physical Attractiveness and Criminal Behavior

Physical unattractiveness, deformity, and disfigurement have been associated with evil since antiquity. In the Iliad, Homer described the wicked Thersites as possessing thin hair over a "misshapen head," with one blinking eye and a lame leg. Physiognomy (the "science" of reading personality characteristics into facial features) traces its practice to Homer's Greece. When Socrates was convicted for heresy and the corruption of youth in the fifth century B.C., a physiognomist charged that his face...

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Outline and evaluate research into the factors involved in the formation of relationships

vital role in the formation of relationships, these being physical attractiveness, proximity, attitude similarity, demographic similarity and similarity in personality. Physical attractiveness in the Western World is of great importance and research has shown that being physically attractive is one of the primary determinants of whether or not you develop a relationship with someone. Investigations have shown that physical attractiveness makes people more popular and applies to both platonic and...

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Discuss Psychological Origins of Attraction

include physical attractiveness and similarity. Attraction is a desire for a specific person. It is a complex human behaviour with numerous varied origins and causes. There is a large amount of research which suggests there are a number of psychological origins that affect how much we are attracted to a person in the first place, whether as a potential friend or romantic partner. Physical attractiveness (a psychological origin) plays an important role in attraction. Physical attractiveness appears...

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plastic surgery

Question: should cosmetic surgery be banned? Background information: Society have always valued beauty. Attractiveness often symbolizes an admirable protagonist, while ugliness indicates the abominable antagonist. People of every race and culture have gone to extremes in the name of beauty of foot binding in china to nose jib in 800 B.C India. Thesis Statement: Despite the fact that attractiveness have distinct advantages in our community, more people want to do plastic surgery in order to survive...

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Social Psychology Research Proposal

individual’s trait will be favorable. Specific to physical attractiveness, this is known as the “Attractiveness Halo.” Attractiveness plays an important role in determining social interactions. In fact, the physical attractiveness of an individual is a vital social cue utilized by others to evaluate other aspects of that individual’s abilities (Kenealy, Frude, & Shaw, 2001). Because of the attractiveness halo, attractive applicants trying to enter the...

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How to Get Married and Stay Married to the Perfect Mate!!

How To Get Married and Stay Married To The Perfect Mate!! This book will talk about the ways and theories of how to stay married one you are married. It will cover stuff like communication, similarity, physical attractiveness, similarity, balance and equity theory, and proximity. Communication is important in relationships. I will cover the aspects of non-verbal and verbal communications. In the book I will convey the differences in the way men and woman think and this will help give a better...

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