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Dr. Mahadevi Waddar, Tanya Keni

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1Dr. Mahadevi Waddar, 2Tanya Keni
1. Former Assistant Professor, Dept. of Psychology, Parvatibai Chowgule College of Arts and Science, Autonomous, Margao-Goa.
2. Counselling Psychologist, Don Bosco College of Agriculture, Sulcorna, Quepem-Goa.

Waddar, Dr. Mahadevi, and Tanya Keni. "PERCEPTION OF WORKING PROFESSIONALS TOWARDS ATTRACTIVENESS IN RELATION TO YOGA." Int. j. of Social Science and Economic Research, vol. 4, no. 7, July 2019, pp. 4839-4848, Accessed July 2019.
Waddar, D., & Keni, T. (2019, July). PERCEPTION OF WORKING PROFESSIONALS TOWARDS ATTRACTIVENESS IN RELATION TO YOGA. Int. j. of Social Science and Economic Research, 4(7), 4839-4848. Retrieved from
Waddar, Dr. Mahadevi, and Tanya Keni. "PERCEPTION OF WORKING PROFESSIONALS TOWARDS ATTRACTIVENESS IN RELATION TO YOGA." Int. j. of Social Science and Economic Research 4, no. 7 (July 2019), 4839-4848. Accessed July, 2019.


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Interpersonal Attractiveness, whether physical, social or task, has a positive relationship to major life outcomes such as mate selection, employee recruitment etc. Of the various practices that people engage in to work on their attractiveness, Yoga constitutes to be an important one. Building upon the previous studies and taking further the discourse on Yoga and Interpersonal Attractiveness, the current study tries to understand the perception of Working Class Professionals towards Interpersonal Attractiveness of Yoga and Non-Yoga Practitioners. 60 Working Professionals (30 male and 30 female) were shown photographs of Yoga and NonYoga Practitioners. Participants had to rate these Yoga and Non-Yoga Practitioners with regards to their Physical, Social and Task Attractiveness. These ratings were taken using the Interpersonal Attraction Scale (McCroskey & McCain, 1974). Results revealed a significant difference between the Physical and Social Attractiveness of Yoga and Non-Yoga practitioners. Discussions and implications for the same along with future suggestions have been provided.