About two years ago I arranged to meet for coffee with a woman I had corresponded with online.
I arrived early and sat at a table in a conspicuous spot.
The guys in white coats believes hot pink might work almost as well.
Have you ever wondered why you find one person attractive and another person not?
Interestingly, the more different DNA was from the woman, the more the woman liked the smell of the t-shirt.
When I first read the book by Matt Ridley, I was struck by the idea that our genes and our DNA were calling the shots—that our DNA is really controlling our behavior.
So is red a come-hither color because we’ve all grown up seeing red on heart-shaped candy boxes on Valentine’s Day, on sexy Uhura on , on the covers of romance novels, or on Michelle Pfeiffer makin’ whoopee?
Or is it a biological impulse, an echo of the mating urge primates feel when they see a female primate’s rear end has turned bright red, a sign she’s in estrus?
Steven Gangestad studied the relationship between symmetry and attractiveness.Claus Wedekind gave women t-shirts to smell that had been worn by men.The women rated the smell of men they liked and didn't like by smelling the t-shirts.People whose face and/or body is symmetrical (one side looks like the other side) are found to be more attractive.Symmetry is a sign that DNA is not damaged from oxidative stress.