Attractiveness

Attractiveness or attraction refers to a quality that causes an interest or desire in something or someone. The term attraction may also refer to the object of the attraction itself, as in tourist attraction.

Read more about Attractiveness:  Physical Attractiveness, Same-Sex Attraction, Cross-sex Friendship, Heterosexual Attraction, Attraction and The Misattribution of Arousal

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Competitiveness and Attractiveness
... Direct Investment perspective, economic competitiveness is a reflection of country attractiveness ... There are multiple factors determining host country attractiveness in the eyes of large institutional investors, notably pension funds and sovereign ...
Attractiveness - Social Influence in Everyday Life - Social Influence and Women's Body Image
... Several world societies consider plumpness in female’s attractiveness, Western culture however, currently values thinness in the female form ... the cultural definition of female bodily attractiveness during the twentieth century ... This extremely thin standard of feminine physical attractiveness continues today ...
Matching Hypothesis - Research - Walster Et Al. - 1966
752 student participants were rated on physical attractiveness by four independent judges, as a measure of social desirability ... Furthermore, higher levels of attractiveness indicated lower levels of satisfaction with their pairing, even when they were on the same level ... that both men and women were more satisfied with their dates if they had high levels of attractiveness ...
Lookism
... Physical attractiveness is associated with good things, such as beautiful princesses in contrast, and physically unattractiveness is associated with negative things ... are perceived more positively and that physical attractiveness has a strong influence on judgements of a person’s competence ... However, attractiveness does not have any effect on the level of happiness experienced by the individual ...
Physical Attractiveness - Facial Similarity and Racial Bias
... facial resemblance" to themselves in "attractiveness judgments," a greater percentage of women in one study (37% n=30) found hypothetical children whose faces were "self-morphs ... This might depend on how attractiveness is conceptualized similar members (compared to dissimilar ones) of the opposite sex are judged as more ... when looking for the desiring, pleasure related component of attractiveness ...