BODY-SIZE OVERESTIMATION By N., Pam M.S. - April 7, 2013 The tendency a person has to overestimate a feature of their body. See body distortion- body image distortion. BODY-SIZE OVERESTIMATION: "Joe thought his waist bigger than it was by using body size overestimation." Related Psychology Terms BODY-SIZE OVERESTIMATION BODY DISTORTION BODY IMAGE ASSESSMENT (BIA) BODY DISTORTION BODY CONCEPT BODY SCHEMA BODY IDEAL BODY PERCEPT BODY CONCEPT FUNDAMENTAL ATTRIBUTION ERROR Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "BODY-SIZE OVERESTIMATION," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/body-size-overestimation-2/ (accessed January 23, 2021).