ERIC Number: EJ310464
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1984
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Attribution, the Attractiveness Stereotype, and the Elderly.
Johnson, Douglas F.; Pittenger, John B.
Developmental Psychology, v20 n6 p1168-72 Nov 1984
Tests the applicability of the physical attractiveness stereotype to perceptions of the elderly. In the first study, college-age and elderly observers rated the attractiveness of faces of elderly people. In the second study, subjects rated faces at three levels of attractiveness on personality, success in life experiences, and occupational achievements. (Author/CB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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