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2009-04-23 15:30:00

University of Miami study shows that physical attractiveness, personality, and grooming are good predictors of grades in high school and may indicate future success in college and labor markets Do personal traits predict success in school? If so, which dimension of one's outward appearance can tell the most about academic achievement? The answers to these questions are found in a new study by researchers from the University of Miami Health Economics Research Group. The study is the first to...

2009-04-22 23:51:38

A University of Miami study reveals physical attractiveness, personality and grooming can impacts grades in high school. Michael T. French, one of the authors of the study, said several previous studies found that physical attractiveness is significantly related to labor market earnings for men and women. However, the study found that physical attractiveness was not the most important non-cognitive predictor of grades, French said. Instead grooming and personality were stronger predictors...

2009-04-22 18:06:10

British researchers demonstrated that consuming alcohol did not affect how men judged the age of women. Vince Egan of the University of Leicester School of Psychology and Giray Cordan of the University of Exeter say the study has important legal implications if alcohol is cited as a cause of impairing judgment in cases of unlawful sex with a minor. The study found that young females are typically viewed as being older than they actually are, but having consumed even large amounts of alcohol...

2009-04-22 10:25:11

UC Riverside biologists researching the behavior of field crickets have found for the first time that female crickets remember attractive males based on the latter's song, and use this information when choosing mates.The researchers found that female crickets compare the information about the attractiveness of available males around them with other incoming signals when selecting attractive males for mating.The finding shows that social learning "“ the ability to learn information from...

2009-03-10 08:20:00

 College women may be drinking to excess to impress their male counterparts on campuses across the country, but a new study suggests most college men are not looking for a woman to match them drink for drink.A survey of 3,616 college students at two American universities found an overwhelming majority of women overestimated the amount of alcohol a typical guy would like his female friends, dates or girlfriends to drink. The results can be found in the March issue of Psychology of...

2009-03-02 00:20:00

Researchers in Germany have confirmed what many suspected -- most say an ideal woman's figure is slim and has a relatively small waist-to-hip ratio. Web-based research quantified the attractiveness of the female form using morphing software. The researchers manipulated the features of one woman into 243 variations with differing leg lengths, weights, bust sizes, and hip and waist widths. More than 34,000 people judged the attractiveness of the images. While the woman's face remained exactly...

2009-01-26 01:00:50

When wearing red, a woman may be more likely to score an invitation to the prom or be treated to an expensive outing, U.S. researchers said. Two University of Rochester psychologists demonstrate that the color red makes men feel more amorous toward women -- yet men are unaware of the role the color plays in their attraction. Andrew Elliot, professor of psychology, and Daniela Niesta, post-doctoral researcher said it may be no accident that red hearts are associated with Valentine's Day. To...

2009-01-14 15:35:40

Women with high levels of the hormone estradiol tend to be considered more attractive and more likely to cheat on their partners, U.S. researchers said. University of Texas researchers measured levels of the hormone in 53 women age 17-30. The women were asked to rate how attractive men find them, compared to other women, before their photograph was rated by a panel of men and women. The researchers also asked the women how many partners the women had had and how often they sought long- and...

2008-12-26 09:03:47

A recent British study provides solid evidence that frequent TV viewing can lead to excess weight gain. It also shows your TV-viewing habits as a teenager can influence your body shape in mid-life.Results show those who watched TV "often" when they were 16 gained weight more quickly until they were 45. Watching TV at age 11 showed no effect on weight gain according to body mass index (BMI) in males, but girls who watched TV "often" at 11 were heavier at 33 and gained weight more quickly...

2008-12-18 11:36:23

Women prefer mates who are recognized by their peers for their skills, abilities and achievements, U.S. researchers said. The study, published in the journal Personal Relationships, also found women did not favor men who use coercive tactics to subordinate their rivals. Women found dominance strategies of the latter type to be attractive primarily when men used them in the context of male-male athletic competitions. Jeffrey K. Snyder of University of California, Los Angeles, and colleagues...


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