Male and Female Raters' Stereotyping of Male and Female Physiques

@article{Ryckman1989MaleAF,
  title={Male and Female Raters' Stereotyping of Male and Female Physiques},
  author={Richard M. Ryckman and Michael A. Robbins and Linda M. Kaczor and Joel A. Gold},
  journal={Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin},
  year={1989},
  volume={15},
  pages={244 - 251}
}
College males and females attributed a variety of personality traits to male and female endomorphs, mesomorphs, and ectomorphs. The data provided strong support for research conducted over the past three decades which shows that individuals possess highly favorable stereotypes of mesomorphs and highly negative stereotypes of endomorphs. However, whereas most of the early research found that individuals have generally negative stereotypes of ectomorphs, they were seen instead in generally… 
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