Durham University research investigates obsession with thin bodies

Psychologists at Durham University have released research that suggests women shown images of thin bodies find thinness more attractive. The converse is also true: women shown pictures of bigger bodies find bigger sizes more appealing.

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Durham Uni research into thin women

New research from Durham University suggests being bombarded with images of thin bodies makes women admire thinness - but more images of plus-size models in the media could make bigger bodies more appealing.