Physical attractiveness and its relationship to sex-role stereotyping

  title={Physical attractiveness and its relationship to sex-role stereotyping},
  author={Daniel Bar-Tal and Leonard Saxe},
  journal={Sex Roles},
On the basis of recent findings showing that physical attractiveness serves as an important evaluative cue in person perception, the present paper reviews evidence which indicates that physical attractiveness differentially affects the judgments of males and females. Recent research seems to indicate that the physical-attractiveness stereotype — which holds that attractive individuals are more positively evaluated across a wide range of dimensions than unattractive individuals — is more potent… 

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