Navigation Links
When she says, 'It's not you, it's me,' it really might be you, UCLA study suggests
Date:10/25/2012

Long after women have chosen Mr. Stable over Mr. Sexy, they struggle unconsciously with the decision, according to a new study by UCLA researchers who look at subtle changes in behavior during ovulation.

At their most fertile period, these women are less likely to feel close to their mates and more likely to find fault with them than women mated to more sexually desirable men, the research shows.

"A woman evaluates her relationship differently at different times in her cycle, and her evaluation seems to be colored by how sexually attractive she perceives her partner to be," said Martie Haselton, a professor of psychology and communication studies at UCLA and senior author of the study.

Nevertheless, the negative feelings appear fleeting, and they don't seem to affect a woman's long-term commitment to her romantic relationship, the study found.

"Even when these women are feeling less positive about their relationship, they don't want to end it," said Christina Larson, the study's lead author and a doctoral candidate in social psychology at UCLA.

The findings are scheduled to appear in the November issue of the peer-reviewed journal Hormones and Behavior.

Through a series of high-profile studies, Haselton's lab has revealed telling changes that take place in women's behavior during ovulation. Possibly to increase the odds of attracting suitable mating partners, these behaviors include a tendency to dress up and to speak in a higher-pitched, more feminine voice and in a potential inbreeding-avoidance mechanism to refrain from contact with male kin. In addition, the lab has found that women whose mates are less sexy and masculine tend to be more attracted to other men during the few fertile days leading up to ovulation.

"A lot of research has shown that women's preferences change over the course of the cycle, but this is the first time that these changes have been shown to have im
'/>"/>

Contact: Meg Sullivan
msullivan@support.ucla.edu
310-825-1046
University of California - Los Angeles
Source:Eurekalert

Page: 1 2 3 4

Related medicine news :

1. Mobile Stroke Units Might Trim Time to Treatment
2. Here Are Fruits, Veggies That Offer Best Bang for Your Buck
3. Therapy exploits addiction of leukemia cells
4. Talking to Yourself Could Have Mental Benefits
5. Research examines when benefits of screening mammography outweigh the harms for women in their 40s
6. First-of-its-kind Menopause Map helps women navigate treatment
7. Everyday fish oil capsule may provide kidney-related benefits
8. For Healthier Eating, Keep Fruits, Veggies Within Reach
9. Block its recycling system, and cancer kicks the can, according to new Penn study
10. Back Pain Therapy Often Yields Early Benefits: Study
11. Study finds number of battery-related emergency department visits by children more than doubles
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:7/4/2015)... , ... July 04, 2015 , ... ... solar industry’s leading recognition of technical sales expertise from the North American Board ... Sales ProfessionalTM. NABCEP is the most highly respected and well established national certification ...
(Date:7/3/2015)... ... July 03, 2015 , ... ... 2015 Annual Conference , the premiere continuing education and networking event ... at SeaWorld in Orlando, Florida. Speakers include the leading rheumatology experts in ...
(Date:7/3/2015)... Lenexa, KS (PRWEB) , ... July 03, 2015 ... ... firm dedicated exclusively to healthcare providers, has been retained to lead a national ... Okla. One of the top-ranked executive search firms in the healthcare industry, B. ...
(Date:7/3/2015)... ... July 03, 2015 , ... Jennifer Renee Hanes, DO is ... Room , the largest network of independent freestanding emergency rooms in the United States. ... of our Sienna Plantation facility,” said Executive Medical Director of First Choice Emergency Room, ...
(Date:7/3/2015)... Alberta (PRWEB) , ... July 03, 2015 , ... Every ... their 24-Hour Train-a-Thon where they provide members of the Red Deer community with free ... full day of fitness training, games, food, events and entertainment raised thousands of charity ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Local Solar Professional Earns Industry's Most Prestigious Certification 2Health News:Local Solar Professional Earns Industry's Most Prestigious Certification 3Health News:RNS Announces Sessions and Speaker Lineup for the 2015 Annual Conference of the Rheumatology Nurses Society 2Health News:RNS Announces Sessions and Speaker Lineup for the 2015 Annual Conference of the Rheumatology Nurses Society 3Health News:Jane Phillips Medical Center Retains B. E. Smith to Recruit New Chief Nursing Officer 2Health News:Jane Phillips Medical Center Retains B. E. Smith to Recruit New Chief Nursing Officer 3Health News:Dr. Jennifer Renee Hanes Named by First Choice Emergency Room as Medical Director of Missouri City, TX Facility 2Health News:Dr. Jennifer Renee Hanes Named by First Choice Emergency Room as Medical Director of Missouri City, TX Facility 3Health News:Red Deer Fitness Studio Raises $10,000 for Charity Organization with 24-Hour Train-a-Thon 2Health News:Red Deer Fitness Studio Raises $10,000 for Charity Organization with 24-Hour Train-a-Thon 3
... of Recovery Act funds , , ROCKVILLE, Md., June ... chaired a field hearing today of the U.S. Senate Committee ... Missed Opportunities: The ARRA and the NIH/SBIR exclusion." ... testified about the important research and development projects that could ...
... The following is a statement of ... , (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20080918/CFTFKLOGO ) , ... the greatest public health menace of our time by ... Food and Drug Administration authority to regulate tobacco products. ...
... regulate tobacco manufacturing and marketing , MONDAY, June 22 ... Monday the nation,s toughest anti-smoking law that gives the ... tobacco products. , Under the Family Smoking Prevention and ... ban labels on cigarettes such as "low tar" and ...
... June 22 Today Texas Governor Rick Perry signed a bill ... for all Texans under the age of 16.5 and will require ... 18. , , "The American Academy of Dermatology Association applauds ... to prohibit the use of indoor tanning devices for all children ...
... WASHINGTON, June 22 The newest service dogs from America,s ... have served in Iraq, Afghanistan and other conflicts, in a ... defense contractors and supporters of America,s VetDogs. The ceremony ... Hotel beginning at 6:30 p.m. A press conference will be ...
... the weather gets warmer, people often get motivated to spend more time ... grandkids at the park or out exercising, the American Academy ... boomers remember their bodies are not as young as they ... 2008, more than 166,000 people between the ages of 45 and 64 ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Cardin Calls on NIH to Utilize Small Businesses for Extramural Research Projects 2Health News:President Obama Delivers Historic Victory for America's Kids and Health over Tobacco 2Health News:President Obama Delivers Historic Victory for America's Kids and Health over Tobacco 3Health News:Obama Signs Tough New Anti-Smoking Law 2Health News:American Academy of Dermatology Association Commends Texas for Enacting the Most Restrictive Indoor Tanning Law in the Country 2Health News:Veterans From Iraq, Afghanistan & Other Conflicts Partner With Service Dogs in America's VetDogs Graduation Ceremony 2Health News:Boomers: Tips on How to Exercise Safely 2Health News:Boomers: Tips on How to Exercise Safely 3
(Date:7/2/2015)... July 2, 2015  Before you head outdoors with your ... can stay safe and healthy. Take steps to protect yourself ... http://nyackhospital.org/summersafety Protect Your Skin From the Sun ... can increase your risk of skin cancer. To protect your ... as possible, especially during midday hours. Wear a hat with ...
(Date:7/2/2015)... According to a new market research report " ... Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation), Application (Depression, Parkinson,s, Tinnitus, Alzheimer,s, Epilepsy, Ischemia, ... the global Neuromodulation Market is estimated at $3.65 Billion in ... at a CAGR of 11.2% during the forecast period. ... market data T ables and 32 ...
(Date:7/2/2015)... 2, 2015   EVO Aesthetic Center and Wellness ... for non-invasive aesthetics in Lakeway, Texas ... with the Astanza Duality laser. The medical spa is ... various medical and laser procedures. Their addition of the ... clear solution to their tattoo regret. "The ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:First Aid Summer Survival Tips from Nyack Hospital 2First Aid Summer Survival Tips from Nyack Hospital 3Neuromodulation Market Worth $6.20 Billion by 2020 2Neuromodulation Market Worth $6.20 Billion by 2020 3Neuromodulation Market Worth $6.20 Billion by 2020 4EVO Offers Advanced Laser Tattoo Removal With Astanza Duality In Lakeway, TX 2
... cancer experts have reported their progress with ... and other conditions using new linear accelerator ... Speakers at Varian,s Emerging Technologies Symposium at ... with fast hypo-fractionated treatments for prostate patients ...
... 2012  Older patients with high cholesterol or high blood ... they don,t follow doctor,s orders on taking their medications, ... (NASDAQ: ESRX ) presented this week.  ... Data from two studies show that patients 65 and ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Cancer Experts Detail Treatments using TrueBeam System to Reduce Number of Treatment Sessions and Take Better Account of Motion 2Cancer Experts Detail Treatments using TrueBeam System to Reduce Number of Treatment Sessions and Take Better Account of Motion 3Failure to Take Medicine Linked to Unnecessary Hospital Visits, Especially for Medicare Patients Taking High Blood Pressure or High Cholesterol Medications 2Failure to Take Medicine Linked to Unnecessary Hospital Visits, Especially for Medicare Patients Taking High Blood Pressure or High Cholesterol Medications 3Failure to Take Medicine Linked to Unnecessary Hospital Visits, Especially for Medicare Patients Taking High Blood Pressure or High Cholesterol Medications 4Failure to Take Medicine Linked to Unnecessary Hospital Visits, Especially for Medicare Patients Taking High Blood Pressure or High Cholesterol Medications 5
... Laboratories is a national reference laboratory and ... and development. ARUP offers an extensive test ... tests in clinical and anatomic pathology. Owned ... clients include more than half of the ...
... is a national reference laboratory and a ... development. ARUP offers an extensive test menu ... in clinical and anatomic pathology. Owned by ... include more than half of the nation's ...
... reference laboratory and a worldwide leader in ... an extensive test menu of highly complex ... anatomic pathology. Owned by the University of ... half of the nation's university teaching hospitals ...
... ARUP Laboratories is a national reference ... laboratory research and development. ARUP offers an ... unique medical tests in clinical and anatomic ... ARUP Laboratories' clients include more than half ...
Medicine Products: