Woman Can Detect Flirtatious Rivals Through Sound, Says Sudy
Oct 13, 2010 17:08
You know that voice women use when they flirt? Well, it seems that perking up your voice may not only help attract a man, but also makes other female rivals aware of your intentions! A new study has found that women can actually tell from other women's voices how much of a threat they pose to their relationships.
For the study, anthropologists at Pennsylvania State University played men a range of recordings of women's voices. Men judged those with higher-pitched tones to be the most attractive, especially when asked to choose who they would favor for a one night stand. When the same recording was used on women, they accurately predicted which voice would be the most appealing to the men.
These findings suggest a woman's high voice may signal youth and fertility to men, just as a man's deep voice is believed to signal dominance. Anthropologists also believe that higher voices in women may have evolved to
sound youthful, flirty and attractive to potential mates. Hmm, maybe they should do a study on David Beckham's voice as well...
Despite being one of the most exciting, fun and enriching experiences a person can have, travel can also be exhausting. Lugging around heavy bags while you explore different countries is hard on your back and can be the difference between an enjoyable trip and a draining one; not to mention, it costs a lot to check baggage. Read more
By all means, China is one of the most popular destinations all around the world. In this region, one of the oldest civilizations on Earth flourished and was complemented with the latest achievements of humanity. Let’s now have a look at the 10 most amazing spots by Hong Kong Business Fly you should visit in this country! Read more
Did you know that living in the city can be incredibly bad for your mental health? It’s true and apparently it’s far less stressful to live out of town in the suburbs. Here’s another fun fact, schizophrenia is more common in the city too. So, if you ever thought your neighbor was crazy, they probably are and it’s due to the stress of city life. Read more