Attractiveness of Leg Length (updated)

Researchers : Piotr Sorokowski (University of Wroclaw, Institute of Psychology), Andrzej Szmajke (University of Wroclaw, Institute of Psychology), Agnieszka Sorokowska (University of Wroclaw, Institute of Psychology), Maryann Borg Cunen (University of Malta), Marharyta Fabrykant (Belarusian State University), Kiumars Zarafshani (Razi University), Manochehr Amiri (Razi University), Saeideh Bazzazian (Islamic Azad University), Biljana Blazevska-Stoilkovska (University “Sts. Cyril and Methodius”), Veronica Casellas (University of Puerto Rico), Hakan Cetinkaya (Izmir University of Economics), Berenice Lopez Coutino (University of Guadalajara), Maria Chavez, Cecilia Cheng (University of Hong Kong), Ioana Cristea (Babes-Bolyai University), Daniel David (Babes-Bolyai University), Seda Dural (Izmir University), Anna Dzięcioł (University of Glasgow), Sofian Fauzee (University Putra Malaysia), Ana Frichand, Evrim Gulbetekin (Izmir University), Ivana Hromatko (University of Zagreb), Tina Javahishvili (Tbilisi State University), Anna Jgenti (Tbilisi State University), Sandi Kartasasmita (Tarumanagara University), Khadijeh Moradi (Razi University), Bojan Musil (University of Maribor), Sonia Nongmaithem (Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati), Ekundayo Oladipo (Tai Solarin University of Education), Ojedokun Oluyinka (Lead City University), Kanak Patil (University of Pune), Wanda Schell (University of Puerto Rico), Hasmig Serpekian (University of Jordan), Borislav Slavchev (South-West University Neofit Rilski) Stanislava Stoyanova (South-West University Neofit Rilski), Meri Tadinac (University of Zagreb), Nachiketa Tripathi (Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati) and Tzu Fang (University in Taiwan) are reporting (in the latest issue of the Journal of Cross-Cultural Psychology) that photo-silhouettes of individuals with either excessively short or excessively long legs are perceived as less attractive in at least 27 nations. The work compliments previous leg-length and attractiveness research (University of Liverpool) which drew conclusions based on experiments which employed drawings of leggy and stocky stick-figures.






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