Determinants and Consequences of Female Attractiveness and Sexiness: Realistic Tests with Restaurant Waitresses

  title={Determinants and Consequences of Female Attractiveness and Sexiness: Realistic Tests with Restaurant Waitresses},
  author={M. Lynn},
  journal={Archives of Sexual Behavior},
  • M. Lynn
  • Published 2009
  • Medicine, Psychology
  • Archives of Sexual Behavior
  • Waitresses completed an on-line survey about their physical characteristics, self-perceived attractiveness and sexiness, and average tips. The waitresses’ self-rated physical attractiveness increased with their breast sizes and decreased with their ages, waist-to-hip ratios, and body sizes. Similar effects were observed on self-rated sexiness, with the exception of age, which varied with self-rated sexiness in a negative, quadratic relationship rather than a linear one. Moreover, the waitresses… CONTINUE READING

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