Essays Tagged: "Physical attractiveness"

Influencing Others in Business Environments

ers to buy) and in job interviews by examining in detail the various aspects of proximics, haptics, physical attractiveness, and other nonverbal cues that influence people to say yes.Artifacts and loc ... ersuasive affect with faster tempos exhibiting greater and greater levels of loss of persuasiveness.Physical AppearancePhsyical apperance has several manners in which it can help or hinder the outcome ...

(10 pages) 492 4 4.6 Nov/1996

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Cultural Communication and the Disabled.

ity as much as it affects mobility, employment, self-care and social relationships. The emphasis on physical attractiveness in Western culture may distort one's relationships with the disabled, and se ... ed by silence, the deaf seem more isolated than normal individuals. There are three kinds of sigma, physical, characterological, and tribal, and all three are applied to the deaf, who appear to be iso ...

(4 pages) 188 0 5.0 Nov/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies

Proving Discrimination Employees believing they have been discriminated against must prove the fact.

a woman's value declines as she ages. Some employers require women workers to meet youthfulness or physical attractiveness standards. If these requirements exclude women 40 or over or are not equally ...

(5 pages) 577 2 4.1 Jan/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

This is about the Flapper Era (1920's) and the sexual revolution for women when they became independent and started in the workforce.

on of sex, especially by Hollywood and Madison Avenue, reinforced gender stereotypes by emphasizing physical attractiveness as the most important feminine characteristic, a development that intensifie ... "of use to the world."The chaos that the Civil War brought to society and the turmoil caused by the physical and social changes in the cities during the Industrial Revolution all combined to create an ...

(4 pages) 109 0 4.2 May/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights > Women's Studies

Attraction: Describe and evaluate two psychological theories of interpersonal attraction.

n by Schachter (1959) and Karmarck et al (1990).Research has identified a number of factors such as physical attractiveness, similarity, complementarity, familiarity, proximity, reciprocal liking and ... fluence the process of attraction to varying degrees.The first stage of interpersonal attraction is physical attractiveness. There are various theories about the importance of physical attraction and ...

(7 pages) 204 0 4.1 Nov/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology > Psychological Theories & Authors

A replication of the matching hypothesis theory

. My alternative hypothesis was "there will be a significant positive correlation between the rated physical attractiveness in brides and grooms in newly married couples".PB2This is a one tailed direc ... ctionThe matching hypothesis theory is the notion that we are attracted to people that are about as physically as attractive as ourselves. They have been a number of studies into this topic that both ...

(9 pages) 295 1 4.2 Dec/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology > Psychological Theories & Authors

Understanding Bulimia Nervosa

In a culture where thinness is too often associated with physical attractiveness, success, and happiness, nearly everyone has dealt with issues regarding the ... or if they care about gaining weight. "The doctor will also do a complete check up to look for any physical damage bulimia may have caused, such as electrolyte imbalances, dehydration, tooth damage, ...

(4 pages) 68 0 4.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Body Image. An essay which involves discussion of why body image is so important to society in the present times.

Body image involves our perception, imagination, emotions, and physical sensations about our bodies. It's not based on fact. It's psychological in nature, and more ... not based on fact. It's psychological in nature, and more influenced by self-esteem than by actual physical attractiveness as judged by others. It is not inborn, but learned. This learning occurs in ... mage is necessary to care for the body, find openings for self-expression develop confidence in our physical abilities and feel comfortable with who we are. Self esteem, self confidence and self-respe ...

(5 pages) 361 3 4.9 Apr/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

Galapagos - The Best Place To Live In

the Pacific Ocean surround this beautiful island. Galapagos is unique because of its combination of physical attractiveness and economic diversity. With its numerous natural amenities and one of the h ...

(2 pages) 40 0 3.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Friendship and the theories of Friendship.

t minimum costs. Zimbardo also introduces concepts like proximity, similarity, self disclosure, and physical attractiveness as factors that determine our relationships.The principle of proximity says ... crets to people they meet online since they are less likely to betraythem.The last is the notion of physical attractiveness. This idea denotes that most people are repelled by the idea that they might ...

(3 pages) 59 1 4.2 Sep/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Attraction and psychology

material assets, a broad back, and good breeding. Yet why do I find myself making conversation with physically attractive persons while blowing off more unattractive ones? Why does my head whip around ... notions of equality, and beauty being in the eye of the beholder, we are all susceptible to certain physical and material traits that make some humans more desirable than others. This is attraction, c ...

(5 pages) 48 0 3.0 Mar/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Concepts of Nonverbal Communication, using the movie, "Two can play that game" as an example.

pressions, gestures and posture, movement, distance, clothing and appearance, face and eyes, touch, physical attractiveness and finally the voice. Communication can be interpreted from any of these co ...

(4 pages) 58 0 4.6 Apr/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies

Quantitative Laboratory Report on The effect of perceived physical attractiveness on the estimated annual salary they are attributed.

The effect of men's perceived physical attractiveness on the estimated annual salary bracket they are attributed.Abstract -This st ... estimated annual salary bracket they are attributed.Abstract -This study investigated the effect of physical attractiveness on estimated annual salary. To find opposite ends of physical attractiveness ... site ends of physical attractiveness a pre-experiment was used and the two conditions were formed. 'Physically attractive' and 'Physically unattractive'. 20 participants estimated the annual salary of ...

(14 pages) 25 0 0.0 May/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Beauty in its many forms

world today defines beauty based on outward appearances alone. You are not beautiful if you are not physically attractive. According to the world's standards, beauty means being thin and tall. A clear ...

(1 pages) 19 0 3.0 Oct/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Persuasive Writing

Are teenagers body images based on media images, as well, is having an "ideal" body image affecting teenagers ability to gain social acceptance?

15-30.In this article about Adolescent Body Image, respondents were required to completemeasures of physical attractiveness, body satisfaction, body image importance, bodyimage behaviours, appearance ... through questionnaires relating to Body Image Satisfaction and Body Image Importance; as well as a Physical Attractiveness Scale, which evaluated how attractive participants perceive themselves. Key ...

(11 pages) 113 0 5.0 Mar/2007

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

Representations in "The Great Gatsby" (Speech)

attributable to numerous social considerations, including the financial status, social stance, and physical attractiveness of a person. Ultimately, the strive to become one with perfection manages to ...

(4 pages) 13 0 5.0 Oct/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > "The Great Gatsby" by F. Scott Fitzgerald

Best Ways to Attract Opposite Sex

of that they’re facing difficulties in finding their couples. So in result they blame on their physical beings of not being so charming enough to attract an opposite gender to their side. But act ...

(4 pages) 16 1 0.0 Aug/2009

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Alternative

Interpersonal Attraction

at "the interpersonal dynamics at work in each case are surprisingly similar. Each is influenced by physical attractiveness" (463). When someone decides to date another person they tend to go off by t ... rning stage. When in the stages of learning about another person, you build a bond with this person.Physical attractiveness is one of the main factors of interpersonal attraction. A physical attractio ...

(3 pages) 23 0 0.0 Nov/2009

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology > Sensation & Perception

The Halo Effect and its Relevance in Seinfeld

everyday lives: the “halo effect.” Research has shown that many people usually correlate physical attractiveness with a multitude of other positive qualities, such as intelligence and perso ... articular person, may not be true at all.From an evolutionary standpoint, it is understandable that physical attractiveness would be appealing to most people because it caters to the belief that highl ...

(3 pages) 1772 0 0.0 Feb/2010

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies

Indoor tanning

These days, teens do not live by the saying ""Beauty comes from within"? Most of them consider that physical attractiveness is bought.Tanning beds do not make one prettier than the person who does not ...

(3 pages) 1 0 0.0 Jan/2013

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies