Physical Attractiveness is More Than Meets the Eye
  • Gordon L. Patzer
Part of the Perspectives in Social Psychology book series (PSPS)


Physical attractiveness is the most visible and most easily accessible trait of a person. Physical attractiveness is also a consistently and frequently used informational cue. These facts may be the reason physical attractiveness is so important and its influence so pervasive in the lives of almost every person in today’s society.


Physical Attractiveness Human Race Person Perception Body Characteristic Implicit Stereotype 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1985

Authors and Affiliations

  • Gordon L. Patzer
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  1. 1.Loyola Marymount UniversityLos AngelesUSA

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