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2012-07-09 11:25:10

Photographs of faces may not be adequate proof of a person's identity and this could have serious implications for the accuracy of passport photographs in determining identity. Research funded by the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) shows that an image of a person may look strikingly different from one image to the next. We are told not to smile in our passport photos as a smile distorts the face; but the opposite may actually be true, and a poker face may be the one which distorts...

Red Means You're Easy, According To Men
2012-04-24 04:16:09

Lee Rannals for RedOrbit.com Researchers claim they have found that the reason why men prefer women who wear red is because they think those women are easy. Psychologists studied 120 male students between the ages of 18 to 21 and found that most believed women who wore red had "greater sexual intent" and were more likely to sleep with a man than someone who opted for more neutral colors. The psychologists at the University of South Brittany in France split the group of men into four...

Women 'Significantly' Less Attracted To Men With Beards
2012-03-07 07:16:30

A new study finds that while men with facial hair seem to earn higher respect from other men, women find them significantly less attractive, the Daily Mail reported on Tuesday. The study, reported in Behavioral Ecology, used pictures of 19 men in normal poses and making angry faces, both with full beards (greater than six weeks of growth with no trimming) and without facial hair, to determine how the men were perceived. The photos of the men - who were from New Zealand and Samoa - were...

2012-03-03 08:00:00

Fitness phenomenon harnesses the talents of its staff to raise money for Dancers Responding to AIDS New York, NY (PRWEB) March 03, 2012 Physique 57 will hold its second annual Physique 57 Showcase to benefit Dancers Responding to AIDS, a program of Broadway Cares/Equity Fights Aids on Saturday, March 3rd and Sunday, March 4th. The Physique 57 Showcase is a beautiful performance of song and dance created solely by members of the Physique 57 staff. From Broadway performers to professional...

Women Wearing Red Really Do Get More Attention From Men
2012-02-27 09:21:24

Scientists from the University of Rochester in New York may have quantified what many men have known for years, that a woman wearing red will turn a man´s head more than other colors, reports Daily Mail´s Emma Reynolds. It may also explain why red is the hue most associated with love and romance in popular culture. The study, published in the Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, tested 96 men from the United States and Austria and found that the men felt the women in red...

2012-02-09 18:23:59

Male flies find romance with female flies coated with pheromone, regardless of age; U-M, international research sheds light on aging process Beauty is more than skin deep, at least for fruit flies studied in new research that demonstrates how age-related changes in pheromone production can reduce sexual attractiveness. The study, published Feb. 9 in The Journal of Experimental Biology, examined how pheromones play a role in the sexual attractiveness and aging process of the common fruit...

2012-01-30 09:09:27

Love can bring out both the best and the worst in people. Which way it turns depends on the best way to protect the relationship, say researchers studying the evolution of romantic love. "Love is not merely sexual desire nor a unique emotion but rather a motivational drive-like state," says Arthur Aron of State University of New York at Stony Brook, whose research involves the use of fMRI brain scans in understanding love. New research, being presented today at a conference of personality...

2012-01-12 21:37:35

University of Minnesota research finds sex ratios influence financial decisions The perception that women are scarce leads men to become impulsive, save less, and increase borrowing, according to new research from the University of Minnesota's Carlson School of Management. "What we see in other animals is that when females are scarce, males become more competitive. They compete more for access to mates," says Vladas Griskevicius, an assistant professor of marketing at the Carlson School...


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