Explanations of Interpersonal Attraction
- Feingold (1992) said that we are likely to attribute good characteristics to someone who is physically attractive:-The HALO EFFECT.
- Kenrick and Trost (1997) suggest that physical attractiveness has an important evolutionary significance because people who are seen as attractive generally possess characteristics that will guarantee breeding success.
- The Matching Hypothesis (Walster 1966) suggests that we are attracted to those who closely match perceptions of oir own level of attractivness.
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