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Body Image, Relationship Implications

  • By: Stephen L. Franzoi & Katherine Kern
  • In: Encyclopedia of Human Relationships
  • Edited by: Harry T. Reis & Susan Sprecher
  • Subject:Interpersonal Relationships, Group Processes/Dynamics, Close Relationships

First impressions are substantially based on readily apparent physical features, and in this process, physically attractive people are perceived to possess more socially desirable personality characteristics than physically unattractive individuals. Due to this physical ...

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