PSY235 Paper Extra Credit.pdf - Mia Montefusco Extra Credit Paper PSY 235.001 27 November 2017 Experiment Extra Credit Paper I found the experiment What

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Mia Montefusco Extra Credit Paper PSY 235.001 27 November 2017 Experiment Extra Credit Paper I found the experiment What is beautiful is Good By Karen Dion, Ellen Berscheid, and Elaine Walster while looking through the chapter 8 notes on page 481 of The Social Animal textbook. The purpose of this experiment was to investigate whether physically attractive persons are assumed to possess more socially desirable personality traits than unattractive persons. Then, whether they are expected to lead better lives than unattractive individuals. The experiment involved sixty students, thirty males and thirty females, who were enrolled in an introductory psychology course at the University of Minnesota. The students were told the purpose of the experiment was to compare person perception accuracy. Following the introduction, each subject was given three envelopes, one contained a photograph of a physically attractive stimulus, another contained a photograph of average attractiveness, the final envelope a photograph of a relatively unattractive stimulus person. Half of the subjects received three
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