Posts tagged "attractiveness"

Study Says The Left Side Of Your Face Looks A Lot Better

Your left profile is the hot one, apparently. Researchers at Wake Forest University devoted time to the issue by asking 37 college students to rate 20 faces in photos, and found they preferred those showing their left sides, Huffington Post reports. “Our results suggest that posers’ left cheeks tend to exhibit a greater intensity of emotion, which…

By: Newser / April 24, 2012

Debate This: Will Being Pretty Help You Get A Job?

Earlier this week, Forbes.com’s blogger Susannah Breslin — who used to be one of The Frisky’s own! — wrote a piece called “How to Get a Job If You’re a Twentysomething Woman,” after a reader named Frances asked her for advice on the topic. Susannah’s first bit of advice — and the one that ha…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / November 18, 2011

Research Says Tilt Your Head To Attract A Mate

In our relationship study of the day, researchers from University of Newcastle, Australia have discovered that attractiveness is all in the tilt of a head. OK, maybe it’s not all in the tilt of a head, but research indicates that women and men can make themselves more attractive to the opposite sex by angling their…

By: Wendy Atterberry / November 23, 2010

Chubby, Stubby Geeks? The Secret Guy “Types” Women Confess They Love

What’s your type? Tall, dark and handsome, with a good sense of humor? Yeah, right.

According to a new poll, women may say that’s what they want, but what they really get hot for is a slightly chunky, hairy guy with a propensity to cry during movies. Or so 2,500 women told one…

By: Lemondrop / February 28, 2010

Is There A Male Equivalent Of “Butter Face”?

Yesterday’s Urban Dictionary word of the day was “butter face,” defined as:”n. A girl who is hot, except for her (but her, butter) face.”Basically, it means a girl with a sexually attractive body but a less-attractive face. So of course I put the link to “butter face” definition in my Gchat away message with some…

By: Jessica Wakeman / July 14, 2009

Moms Might Not Treat Ugly Babies As Well As Cute Ones

A mother’s love is supposed to be unconditional, right? Well, that’s not what a new study released by the Harvard-affiliated McLean Hospital found. According to the small study of 27 volunteers, babies that are less attractive might not get as much attention from their mothers.

By: Catherine Strawn / June 25, 2009

Wear Red, Get Asked To Dine At Chichi Restaurants

University of Rochester psychologists tested how different colors affected men’s attitudes towards women in five different experiments. In one, the color of a woman’s shirt was digitally changed from red to blue. The men were asked, “Imagine that you are going on a date with this person and have $100 in your wallet. How much…

By: Catherine Strawn / October 28, 2008

Irregular Beauty Is Real Beauty

However, four scientists from Tel Aviv University think differently. They recently unveiled a new computer program that contains a “beautification engine,” which uses a mathematical formula to alter a face in a photograph to a theoretically more attractive version. According to the programmers, the program maintains an “unmistakable similarity” to the original. The software program…

By: Annika Harris / October 9, 2008

I Know He’s Hot! I Can Hear It In His Voice.

Have you ever been attracted to someone whom you only heard, but had not seen? Well it turns out that through our senses, we are able to judge a potential mate’s health and reproductive genetics–reflected in the symmetry of their body–via the sound of his/her voice. In a recent study, published in the Journal of

By: Annika Harris / July 18, 2008

Are You Even Attracted To Hot Guys?

Verena Von Pfetten writes on The Huffington Post that she’s not attracted to hot guys. She finds them attractive, but judges the book by its cover. “They’re trained from a young age to be (often) unjustifiably self-assured, to eschew personality and affability for cocksure confidence, and to generally treat people like the feudal system i…

By: Catherine Strawn / May 16, 2008

Your Boyfriend Thinks You’re Purdy

In a study of 93 couples who had been together an average of 14 years, researchers found that both men and women rated their significant other as more attractive than the significant other rated him or herself. “Whereas women typically believe that men prefer a female shape thinner and larger busted than men actually prefer,…

By: Catherine Strawn / May 14, 2008