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Unformatted text preview: character were predictors Why does it lead to liking? Cognitive explanations o Halo effect beautiful is good stereotype, beautiful are thought to be more sexual, happy, assertive, sociable o Self-fulfilling prophecy When men thought that the women they were talking to over the phone was attractive, they acted more warmly to her This resulted in her actin more warm, confident, and animated o Assumptions about attractive ppl Highly attractive people do develop good social interaction skills and report having more satisfying interactions with other. This involves a sel-fulfilling prophecy: the beautiful, from a young age, receive a great deal of social attention Evolutionary explanations o Beauty denotes fertility/good genes What is it really?...
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This note was uploaded on 11/27/2011 for the course PSYC 260 taught by Professor Traceycallison during the Fall '08 term at UNC.
- Fall '08