The Effect of Success on Women’s Perceptions of Attractiveness of Males
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FASSNACHT, G. M. (2003). The Effect of Success on Women’s Perceptions of Attractiveness of Males. National Undergraduate Research Clearinghouse, 6. Available online at http://www.webclearinghouse.net/volume/. Retrieved December 11, 2018
GREGORY M. FASSNACHT
LOYOLA UNIVERSITY NEW ORLEANS DEPARTMENT OF PSYCHOLOGY
Sponsored by: MUKUL BHALLA (email@example.com)
|This study investigated whether or not women will find a young male more attractive when it is believed that he is has achieved a great deal of success in his life than when he is portrayed as someone with average success. Sixty female undergraduates from Loyola University participated in the study. Each participant received a packet that contained a picture of the man and half of the participants received a story that described the man’s life as a successful one and the other half received a story as making the man out to be less successful. They were then told to fill out a survey in which they made several ratings of the man‘s attractiveness. Our hypothesis was that those women who received the story of greater success would perceive the man as more attractive. The results stated that there was no significant difference between the women who received the story of less success than from the women who received the story of greater success. Perhaps, significance could have been found under stricter conditions.|
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