Does Fitness Priming Influence Self- and Other-Judgements of Personal and Physical Characteristics?

  title={Does Fitness Priming Influence Self- and Other-Judgements of Personal and Physical Characteristics?},
  author={Kathleen M. Burris and Sheila Brownlow and Katherine C. Lins},
  journal={Psi Chi Journal of Psychological Research},
PSI CHI JOURNAL OF PSYCHOLOGICAL RESEARCH ABSTRACT. We examined how priming the potential benefits of moderate or extreme fitness in advice articles influenced selfand other-judgments of internal and external qualities. After reading articles to activate primes of hyperfitness, moderation in fitness, or pet ownership as a control, men and women participants (N = 84) provided personality ratings of self-esteem and perfectionism, provided their attitudes toward health, fitness, dieting, and the… 

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