Interpersonal attraction as a function of extreme gender role adherence

@inproceedings{Smith1995InterpersonalAA,
  title={Interpersonal attraction as a function of extreme gender role adherence},
  author={Eleanor Rocksborough Smith and Donn Byrne and Paul Joseph Fielding},
  year={1995}
}
Although gender-specific constructs of hypertraditionality qualitatively differ (e.g., hyperfemininity and hypermasculinity), we view them as analogous constructs that can predict similarity/attraction effects. The similaritylattraction paradigm showed that individuals find attractive the traits in others that are similar to their own traits. We suggest that this effect applies to levels of hypertraditionality, as measured by the hyperfemininity and hypermasculinity personality scales. The… CONTINUE READING