Psychology & Psychiatry

Your gender-stereotypic genes may be giving you a leg up in dating

Your success at speed-dating might be influenced by your genetic make-up and your potential partner's ability to detect so-called "good genes," or genetic fitness. This is according to a study in Springer's journal Human ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Facial masculinity not always a telling factor in mate selection

Women living where rates of infectious disease are high, according to theory, prefer men with faces that shout testosterone when choosing a mate. However, an international study says not so much, says University of Oregon ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Does birth control impact women's choice of sexual partners?

Birth control is used worldwide by more than 60 million women. Since its introduction, it has changed certain aspects of women's lives including family roles, gender roles and social life. New research in The Journal of Sexual ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Allure of avatar to unlock secrets of sex

(PhysOrg.com) -- There's more to what makes a man or woman attractive than mere shape or weight, but what else do we take into account when we make that judgement?

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