The weight of an individual appears to have an influence on mood state. Therefore, the purpose of this study was to evaluate this potential relationship. It was found that body mass index (BMI) does not have an association with the emotions of this sample (N = 206).
This paper was initially delivered at the Annual Congress of the Biological Sciences Division of the South African Academy for Science and Art, ARC-Plant Protection Research Institute, Roodeplaat, Pretoria, South
Africa on 01 October 2010.