Aging, Body Image, and Body Shape

@article{Ferraro2008AgingBI,
  title={Aging, Body Image, and Body Shape},
  author={F. Richard Ferraro and Jennifer J. Muehlenkamp and Ashley Paintner and K. Wasson and Tracy Hager and Fallon Hoverson},
  journal={The Journal of General Psychology},
  year={2008},
  volume={135},
  pages={379 - 392}
}
Participants were 25 older men (M age = 72 years, SD = 10 years) and 27 older women (M age = 71 years, SD = 8 years) who examined multiple line-drawing figures of babies, children, young adults, middle-aged adults, and older adults. Participants picked a number on a Likert-type scale ranging from 1 (very thin) to 9 (very obese) in response to questions including "Which is the most attractive?" and "Which figure would you most like to look like?" They also completed questionnaires about their… 

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