ERIC Number: EJ634078
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2001
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Judgement Accuracy in Body Preferences among African Americans.
Patel, Kushal A.; Gray, James J.
Sex Roles: A Journal of Research, v44 n3-4 p227-35 Feb 2001
Examined whether African Americans accurately estimated levels of thinness preferred by the opposite gender. College students rated pictures of figures approximating their current figure, their ideal figure, the figure most likely to attract the opposite gender, and the opposite gender figure they found most attractive. African American women accurately estimated the level of thinness preferred by African American men. (SM)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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