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2012-01-12 04:50:00

Brisk sales in the Internet to Consumer market push sales of Liberty's Beau Visage Facelift Product to a new record, overtaking AlliSTAR as the company's hottest seller. Tampa Bay, FL (PRWEB) January 11, 2012 Who doesn't want to look younger for the new year? At least that what Liberty Health Network, LLC (LHN) is attributing to a massive increase in December sales totals for all of the Beau Visage Home Facial Skin Care products, with the company's Facelift Masks way out in front. “I...

2012-01-06 10:04:34

New methodology suggests mate preferences hover just outside of conscious awareness Stating that you don't care if you land a partner who is "hot" or "sexy" is relatively commonplace. But what people say they want and what they actually want are often two very different things when it comes to romantic attraction. However, a new methodology that measures people's implicit, split-second responses gets around this problem. Research from Northwestern University and Texas A&M University...

2011-12-13 22:43:48

Does she or doesn´t she . . .? Sexual cues are ambiguous, and confounding. We–especially men–often read them wrong. A new study hypothesizes that the men who get it wrong might be the ones that evolution has favored. “There are tons of studies showing that men think women are interested when they´re not,” says Williams College psychologist Carin Perilloux, who conducted the research with Judith A. Easton and David M. Buss of University of Texas at Austin....

2011-12-06 22:47:22

The better the looks of United States Congresspersons, the more television coverage they receive, shows a new study from the University of Haifa recently published in the journal. The reason behind this? Television journalists think their viewers prefer to see physically attractive people. “Physical appearance ranked third in the criteria for gaining television coverage, and ranked higher than seniority, position in Congress and legislative activity in this respect,” noted the...

Birth Control Pill Makes Relationships Last Longer, But Sex Less Satisfying
2011-10-12 12:49:15

A new study has found that women who are on the pill are less attracted to their partners and less sexually satisfied than women not taking the pill. However, the study of over 2,500 couples also found that women who met their partner when they were using this contraceptive method are happier with the non-sexual aspects of their relationships. The scientists used questionnaires to gauge the quality of 2,519 women's relationships with men.  About half the women in the study were on...

2011-09-12 15:00:40

Study demonstrates that women's memory is sensitive to male voice pitch Men take note: If you want women to remember, speak to them in a low pitch voice. Then, depending on what they remember about you, they may or may not rate you as a potential mate. That's according to a new study by David Smith and colleagues from the University of Aberdeen in the UK. Their work shows for the first time that a low masculine voice is important for both mate choice and the accuracy of women's memory. The...

2011-08-18 14:39:09

A press release from PLoS ONE Researchers have developed new computational tools that help computers determine whether faces fall into categories like attractive or threatening, according to a recent paper published in the journal PLoS ONE. Mario Rojas and other researchers at the Computer Vision Center in the Autonomous University of Barcelona in Spain, in cooperation with researchers from the Department of Psychology of Princeton University, developed software that is able to predict those...

2011-06-15 22:11:22

Having an attractive model shill for a product only helps influence sales in certain situations, according to a new study in the Journal of Consumer Research. It seems it all depends on the set-up for the advertising. "Sometimes attractive endorsers increase persuasion, sometimes they decrease persuasion, and sometimes they have no effect at all," write authors Janne van Doorn and Diederik A. Stapel (both Tilburg University, the Netherlands). In four experiments, the authors demonstrated that...

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2011-05-25 10:35:00

For guys looking to catch the eye of a female, research suggests that you don't smile too much and show a bit of brooding. Canadian researchers have discovered that women find men less attractive if they appear happy and smiling, Reuters reports. "Men who smile were considered fairly unattractive by women," said Jessica Tracy, a University of British Columbia psychology professor who directed the study. Men's reaction to what is attractive about women is the opposite, "Women who smile are...

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2011-04-20 10:48:28

Women find men whose ring fingers are longer than their index fingers more attractive, according to findings in a study published by the British Royal Society's journal Biological Sciences. Previous studies which were conducted under the banner of evolutionary psychology, suggests that the drivers of human behavior are found in "nature" rather than "nurture," reports AFP. Led by Camille Ferdenzi of the University of Geneva, the new study was designed to find out if women are drawn to the...


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