Navigation Links
Why do men prefer nice women?
Date:7/25/2014

People's emotional reactions and desires in initial romantic encounters determine the fate of a potential relationship. Responsiveness may be one of those initial "sparks" necessary to fuel sexual desire and land a second date. However, it may not be a desirable trait for both men and women on a first date. Does responsiveness increase sexual desire in the other person? Do men perceive responsive women as more attractive, and does the same hold true for women's perceptions of men? A study published in Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin seeks to answer those questions.

Femininity and Attractiveness

Researchers from the Interdisciplinary Center (IDC) Herzliya, the University of Rochester, and the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, collaborated on three studies to observe people's perceptions of responsiveness. People often say that they seek a partner that is "responsive to their needs," and that such a partner would arouse their sexual interest. A responsive person is one that is supportive of another's needs and goals. "Sexual desire thrives on rising intimacy and being responsive is one of the best ways to instill this elusive sensation over time," lead researcher Gurit Birnbaum explains. "Our findings show that this does not necessarily hold true in an initial encounter, because a responsive potential partner may convey opposite meanings to different people."

In the first study, the researchers examined whether responsiveness is perceived as feminine or masculine, and whether men or women perceived a responsive person of the opposite sex as sexually desirable. Men who perceived female partners as more responsive also perceived them as more feminine, and more attractive. However, the association between responsiveness and male partner's masculinity was not significant for women. Women's perceptions of partner responsiveness were marginally and negatively associated with perceptions of partner attractiven
'/>"/>

Contact: Jennifer Santisi
press@spsp.org
202-524-6543
Society for Personality and Social Psychology
Source:Eurekalert

Page: 1 2 3

Related medicine news :

1. Gold Mobile Partners With United Preference To Deliver Incentives For GoMo Health Mobile Engagement Platform
2. Survey reveals consumers pecan preferences
3. A majority prefers letting computers decide
4. Prosvent Emerges As Preferred Treatment For Enlarged Prostate
5. Physicians who prefer hospice care for themselves more likely to discuss it with patients
6. Prescription opioid abusers prefer to get high on oxycodone and hydrocodone
7. Study finds youth prefer and benefit more from rapid point-of-care HIV testing
8. Depression in pregnancy: New study shows preferences for therapy over medication
9. National Resident Matching Program® (NRMP®) Publishes Results of the 2013 Applicant Survey by Preferred Specialty and Applicant Type
10. New study identifies preferred method to assess patient reactions to radiation therapy
11. 97.09 Percent of People Have No Preference About Their Match’s Occupation on MillionaireMatch.com
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:5/2/2015)... ProText Kinetic 2 is a set of ... Pro X. ProText Kinetic 2 features 40 animation ... Pro X . Easily create interactive text videos without ... ProText Kinetic 2. , Using ProText Kinetic is as easy ... Kinetic presets in the FCPX timeline. Playback the default ...
(Date:5/2/2015)... “ Peachtree Audio ” was featured on ... features the latest and coolest technology products available to ... for NewsWatch, conducted the review and shared with viewers ... Music is an important part of people’s lives – ... the royal treatment. Peachtree Audio does just that with ...
(Date:5/2/2015)... TX (PRWEB) May 02, 2015 ... skin laxity issues of the face, neck and ... new concept with real potential for the success ... by the ThermiHealth Clinical Advisory Council, ThermiGyn’s Women’s ... FACOG, FACS, ACGE, concluded that ThermiGyn’s temperature controlled ...
(Date:5/1/2015)... IDLife LLC, a health and wellness ... the addition of its newest partner and fitness celebrity, ... athlete, growing up in gymnastics and competitive diving, but ... a personal trainer and helping others achieve their fitness ... TV shows highlighting her stunning physique and unique training ...
(Date:5/1/2015)... (PRWEB) May 01, 2015 Jusuru International ... for the successful repositioning of its flagship nutritional supplement, ... brand with a new name, new logo, new packaging, ... Ethos Awards are designed to identify and promote programs ... best. , “DSA congratulates Jusuru International for their ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Pixel Film Studios Announced the Release of Protext Kinetic 2 for FPCX. 2Health News:Affordable High-End Audio Equipment was Featured on NewsWatch Television 2Health News:Study Demonstrates Efficacy of Temperature Controlled Radiofrequency for Vulvovaginal Laxity 2Health News:Study Demonstrates Efficacy of Temperature Controlled Radiofrequency for Vulvovaginal Laxity 3Health News:IDLife LLC Announces New Partnership with Fitness Celebrity, Jen Widerstrom 2Health News:Jusuru International Receives 2015 DSA Ethos Award 2Health News:Jusuru International Receives 2015 DSA Ethos Award 3Health News:Jusuru International Receives 2015 DSA Ethos Award 4Health News:Jusuru International Receives 2015 DSA Ethos Award 5
... The American Red Cross,announced today that J. ... of,Executive Vice President for the organization,s Biomedical Services., ... largest blood collection,organizations. Each year the American Red ... distributes around 9.5 million blood products to,patients at ...
... ARLINGTON, Va., Jan. 8 The American,Association for ... fraud announced today in another of a series of ... Services (CMS) on the same,subject. The Association continues to ... in the durable medical equipment,(DME) sector. At the same ...
... - Net revenue projected to grow 20 percent in 2008 ... milestones for the DPP-4 ... - EPS expected to grow 36 percent in 2008, ... 2007 guidance and reported its projected,financial guidance for 2008., PPD anticipates that ...
... Use May Be Associated with Reduced Cancer Risk ... be at lower risk for developing cancer, especially lung ... directly prevent cancer. , Laboratory studies have shown that ... observational studies has been inconsistent. , To investigate ...
... carriers , , TUESDAY, Jan. 8 (HealthDay News) -- Not ... show the same risk for developing breast cancer. , ... risk among families carrying the mutations, indicating that the ... factors. , "Risk among carriers varies considerably, and, if ...
... dialysis patients shows that although U.S. residents have the ... their prescription drugs are far less likely to take ... research from the University of Michigan School of Public ... that high out-of-pocket drug costs are only a partial ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:American Red Cross Announces New Leader for Biomedical Services 2Health News:Medicare Anti-Fraud Measures are Way Overdue, Says Durable Medical Equipment Industry 2Health News:Medicare Anti-Fraud Measures are Way Overdue, Says Durable Medical Equipment Industry 3Health News:PPD Updates 2007 Forecast; Issues Financial Guidance for 2008 2Health News:PPD Updates 2007 Forecast; Issues Financial Guidance for 2008 3Health News:PPD Updates 2007 Forecast; Issues Financial Guidance for 2008 4Health News:PPD Updates 2007 Forecast; Issues Financial Guidance for 2008 5Health News:Other highlights in the Jan. 8 JNCI 2Health News:Other highlights in the Jan. 8 JNCI 3Health News:Other highlights in the Jan. 8 JNCI 4Health News:BRCA Mutations Don't Raise Breast Cancer Risk Equally 2Health News:BRCA Mutations Don't Raise Breast Cancer Risk Equally 3Health News:Americans pay the most for prescription drugs and still don't take them 2
(Date:5/1/2015)... Heska Corporation (NASDAQ: HSKA - News ... veterinary diagnostic and other specialty veterinary products , today announced ... the 16th Annual B. Riley & Co. Investor Conference at ... be held May 12-14, 2015 at Lowes Hollywood Hotel, ... available during the day on May 13 for one-on-one meetings. ...
(Date:5/1/2015)...  CytRx Corporation (CYTR), a biopharmaceutical research and ... results for the three months ended March 31, ... and upcoming milestones for its clinical development programs. ... early months of 2015, including the announcement of ... in patients with soft tissue sarcoma, and positive ...
(Date:5/1/2015)... , May 1, 2015  Legendary actor and director ... a new PBAFacts campaign designed to educate and encourage ... more about Pseudobulbar Affect (PBA) and to speak with ... an actor has the ability to cry and laugh ... of control experienced by people living with PBA episodes. ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Heska to Present at the 16th Annual B. Riley & Co. Investor Conference 2CytRx Reports First Quarter 2015 Financial Results 2CytRx Reports First Quarter 2015 Financial Results 3CytRx Reports First Quarter 2015 Financial Results 4CytRx Reports First Quarter 2015 Financial Results 5CytRx Reports First Quarter 2015 Financial Results 6CytRx Reports First Quarter 2015 Financial Results 7CytRx Reports First Quarter 2015 Financial Results 8CytRx Reports First Quarter 2015 Financial Results 9CytRx Reports First Quarter 2015 Financial Results 10CytRx Reports First Quarter 2015 Financial Results 11Danny Glover Joins PBA Facts Campaign, to Educate and Build Awareness of Pseudobulbar Affect (PBA), a Little Known but Widespread Neurologic Condition 2Danny Glover Joins PBA Facts Campaign, to Educate and Build Awareness of Pseudobulbar Affect (PBA), a Little Known but Widespread Neurologic Condition 3
... Inc. (OTCBB: MDXG), an integrated developer, manufacturer and ... processed from human amniotic membrane, announced today that ... from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services ... has been assigned a pass-through status under Medicare,s ...
... 2011  Grove Instruments, Inc., a medical device company ... noninvasive glucometer today announced that Craig Mello, Ph.D. ... is a Howard Hughes Medical Institute Investigator and ... Co-Director of the RNA Therapeutics Institute at the ...
Cached Medicine Technology:MiMedx Group Receives HCPCS C-Code from Medicare for EpiFix® Reimbursement 2Nobel Laureate to Join Grove Instruments Board of Directors 2
... The RX600 is a versatile, fully ... range of built-in traction facilities, a powered ... make it extremely versatile too. ,<br.,In fact ... general surgery as it is for traction ...
When You Need Optimal Patient Comfort with Minimal Weight at a Nonunion Site...Demand The OrthoPak Noninvasive Bone Growth Stimulator. , ,Most Appropriate for the Proximal Femur, Metatarsal/Tar...
... OrthoVision Orthopedic and Fracture Table is ... It provides flexible, easy to use, ... and reparative orthopedic procedures. Radiolucent abductor ... post provide exceptional imaging capability. OrthoVision ...
... provides a non-invasive therapy for the ... of fresh fracture healing that you ... daily, or as prescribed by your ... fracture to be sufficiently healed to ...
Medicine Products: