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Waist-to-Hip Ratio and Attraction

  • By: Devendra Singh
  • In: Encyclopedia of Human Relationships
  • Edited by: Harry T. Reis & Susan Sprecher
  • Subject:Interpersonal Relationships, Group Processes/Dynamics, Close Relationships

This entry deals with important biological information conveyed by physical attractiveness. Physical attractiveness, despite exhortations that it is subjective and only skin deep, significantly influences the selection of romantic partners in practically all cultures. According to ...

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