ERIC Number: EJ511332
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1995
Single and Multiple Indicators of Physical Attractiveness and Psychosocial Behaviors among Young Adolescents.
Perkins, Daniel F.; Lerner, Richard M.
Journal of Early Adolescence, v15 n3 p269-98 Aug 1995
Examined relations among several indicators of physical attractiveness (PA): height, weight, and triceps skinfold thickness. Appraised whether multiple PA indicators accounted for more variation in measures of psychosocial functioning than did single PA indexes. Facial attractiveness was the most frequent statistically significant predictor of psychosocial functioning. Other results are discussed. (RJM)
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A