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!
Most Recent Episode
Ghosting and deceptive affection. 10 Apr 2018
What type of person is likely to give up the ghost and leave their partners without warning? We also investigate deceptive affection: is it an effective tactic for keeping a relationship strong?Download the MP3Support me!Support the podcast on Patreon for as little as $1 and get access to the patron-only feed, including bonus podcasts and blogs not available elsewhere.Rate me!
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I post the transcript shortly after I post the podcast. It will be up soon. Does it matter if affection is real or a deception? Joanna Malinowska/FreestocksThe articles covered in the show:Freedman, G., Powell, D. N., Le, B., & Williams, K. D. (in press). Ghosting and destiny: Implicit theories of relationships predict beliefs about ghosting. Journal of Social and Personal Relationships. Read summaryRedlick, M. H., & Vangeslisti, A. L. (in press). Affection, deception, and evolution: deceptive affectionate messages as mate retention behaviors. Evolutionary Psychology. Read summary
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