The Psychology of Attractiveness Podcast
About This Show
The Psychology of Attractiveness Podcast reveals the science behind human sexuality. Every two weeks Dr. Rob Burriss uncovers fascinating new research on attraction, jealousy, lust, and love. Recent topics include: what is the evolutionary purpose of oral sex? Why do 75% of ovulating women wear red? And how do tattoos attract men, and guitars attract women? Join Rob to find out the answers to all these questions and more!
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Are clever women attractive? 27 Sep 2016
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Download the MP3Men are more attractive if they are intelligent, but what do smarts do for feminine appeal? We also find out whether physically attractive women are more interested in short-term flings or serious long-term relationships.Rate me!
Rate, review, or listen in iTunes or in Stitcher.Read the transcript!Are Men Attracted to Clever Women?Are Attractive Women More Interested in Flings?Are smarter women more attractive? Nottingham Trent University/FlickrThe articles covered in the show:Karbowski, A., Deja, D., & Zawisza, M. (2016). Perceived female intelligence as economic bad in partner choice. Personality and Individual Differences, 102, 217-222. View summaryFisher, C. I., Hahn, A. C., DeBruine, L. M., & Jones, B. C. (2016). Is women's sociosexual orientation related to their physical attractiveness? Personality and Individual Differences, 101, 396-399. View summary