on June 27, 2018 in Darwin's Subterranean World A recent study of the sexual correlates of narcissism found that short-term mating behaviors are a hallmark across 53 different nations.
on June 22, 2018 in Having Sex, Wanting Intimacy Adopt a different kind of approach to dating so as to give yourself ample opportunity to meet the right match while at the same time being at ease in your own skin.
Working with two psychologists, Hunt looked at 167 couples who participated in a long-term study at Northwestern.
They asked each couple how long they’d known each other before they started dating, and they recruited people to watch videotapes of the couples and rate each individual’s physical attractiveness.
Lo and behold, many of the ratings had changed: the students’ opinions of who was datable had been informed by time together in class. If lusty neighbors are scorching your eardrums, here are ten tips for dealing with this sticky situation. A new study suggests that romance can protect them from the negative psychological effects. on June 15, 2018 in Laugh, Cry, Live It's summertime and the sexy lovin' is easy—and sometimes WAY too loud. on May 29, 2018 in Today’s Couples and Families: LGBT youth are often victimized due to their sexual orientation.At the start of the semester, they asked students in small classes to rate the desirability of their classmates.(Desirability could incorporate non-physical attributes as well as good looks.) When the researchers looked at the ratings, they found that most students agreed on who was hot and who was not.Do acquaintances overlook physical appearance because they know each other’s personality and unique attributes?Is dating less of a “competitive market” when it’s among friends rather than at a bar or a house party? on June 30, 2018 in The Attraction Doctor What types of behaviors establish trust versus attraction? on June 28, 2018 in How We Do It Pheromones—scent signals that evolved for communication between individuals—have been identified for sexual activity in mice. The swipe-left, swipe-right dating app Tinder, for example, is known for making matches based on an internal attractiveness ranking it calculates for each of its users.As Sean Rad, the founder of Tinder, , Tinder calls each user’s ranking his or her “elo score.” The term comes from the world of professional chess, where elo scores are used to rank players.