They showed about 1,000 men and women several hundred pictures of both sexes in various states of cheerfulness, and asked them to rate them in terms of their “gut feelings” of lust and desire.“Men who smile,” says Professor Jessica Tracy, “were considered fairly unattractive by women.” Psychologists believe that what attracts women is not so much gloominess but pride – a puffed-out chest, a jutting chin, a look of steely determination and mild aggression.Men think about sex more than women TRUE All studies show that men are more likely to think about sex, and have relations with more partners – probably because in evolutionary terms, the prospect of pregnancy and motherhood meant that women needed to think carefully about potential partners.That said, the old idea that men think about sex every seven seconds has been comprehensively disproved.
"Love is an will always be a numbers game," says On Speed co-founder, Amber Soletti.
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This Valentine’s Day, we sort the science from the clichés.
Ever wondered why the life and soul of the party usually goes home alone?
It’s because women prefer men who glower rather than smile, according to Canadian scientists.