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5 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. -Contrast effects
    -Opinions of same sex peers (for women)
    -Girls all get prettier at closing time effect
    -Misattribution of arousal: a high/low
    --suspension bridge over a river
  2. -Physical attractiveness
    -the "ingredients" of a beautiful female face often included:
    --Wide cheekbones
    --Narrow cheeks
    --Broad smile
    --Wide nostrils
    --Wide eyes
    --High-placed eyes
    --Eyes set far apart
    --Large pupils
    --Large eyes relative to the size of the face
    --High eyebrows
    --Small nose
    --Small chins
    -Characteristics of an attractive male face
    --Browner skin
    --Narrower facial shape
    --Less fat
    --Fuller and more symmetrical lips
    --Darker eye brows
    --More and darker lashes
    --Upper half of the face broader in relation to the lower
    --Higher cheek bones
    --Prominent lower jaw
    --More prominent chin
    --No receding brows
    --Thinner lids
    --No wrinkles between nose and corner of the mouth
  3. -People near us
    -Physical Attractiveness: We like those who we like to look at
    -Similarity/Complementary: similar to us
    -Responsiveness: reciprocal liking
  4. -What matters at first
    --Propinquity
    --Physical attractiveness; IQ; personality
    --Attitude similarity
    --Responsiveness
    --Reciprocal like Interpersonal Attraction
  5. -Mates of symmetrical men show the most reported orgasms.
    -Women's breast size symmetry positively affects women's attractiveness
    -How symmetry interacts with other criteria for sexual and romantic interest is still being explored

4 True/False Questions

  1. Some benefits of being physically attractive-Halo effects
    -More attractive people get lower bail set
    -more easily influence others
    -earn more money
    -#1 predictor of date satisfaction for males is physical attraction

          

  2. Freshman "Welcome Week" Dance Study-I.V.s
    --Attractiveness rated
    --Personality tests (social skills; introversion-extroversion; masculinity-femininity; MMPI
    -IQ
    --Subjects matched for date (randomly)
    -D.V.s
    --Rated date at intermission
    --Contacted several months later about further dates

          

  3. Snyder results-Males' expectations reflected stereotypes
    --if thought they were going to talk to an attractive woman--expected her to be friendlier and perceived that she was friendlier than males who thought they were talking to unattractive woman
    -Males' expectations were also a self-fulfilling prophecy
    -Independent judges rated woman (thought to have been attractive) to have been friendlier
    -Playing hard to get
    -Very hard to get empirical data supporting this strategy
    -Although people prefer moderately selective mates to those with no selectivity, lack of perceived interest is typically perceived as a turn off

          

  4. Results of Freshman "Welcome Week" Dance Study-I.V.s
    --Attractiveness rated
    --Personality tests (social skills; introversion-extroversion; masculinity-femininity; MMPI
    -IQ
    --Subjects matched for date (randomly)
    -D.V.s
    --Rated date at intermission
    --Contacted several months later about further dates

          

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