DrClaude said:News articles are not proper references, so here it is:
J. K. Donahue and M. C. Green, A good story: Men's storytelling ability affects their attractiveness and perceived status, Personal Relationships 23 (2016) 199-213
We are more lax in the General Discussion forum, but if we want to have a serious discussion, we need primary sources.kyphysics said:Thanks for the official article. Are "real" references needed usually to post articles of this nature?
Fervent Freyja said:It's easier to seduce a woman when you can tell some good stories...
Actually, that might explain why there are very few panties in my trophy room.Fervent Freyja said:https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Steven_Muncer/publication/273809664_The_Dark_Triad_personality_Attractiveness_to_women/links/55112fd10cf2a8dd79bfe6dc.pdf [Broken]
Apparently not the ones doing the study.kyphysics said:
256bits said:all work and no play makes Jack a dull boy.
The surprising finding of the Men's Sex Appeal Study was that physical appearance was not the most important factor in determining a man's sex appeal. Instead, confidence and personality were found to be more influential in attracting potential partners.
The Men's Sex Appeal Study was conducted by surveying a diverse group of men and women about their perceptions of what makes a man attractive. The participants were asked to rate various characteristics, such as physical appearance, confidence, and personality, in terms of their importance in determining sex appeal.
The key factors that were found to contribute to men's sex appeal in the study were confidence, personality, sense of humor, and intelligence. Physical appearance was also found to be a factor, but it was not as highly rated as the other characteristics.
Yes, there were some differences in the results based on gender. While both men and women ranked confidence and personality as important factors in determining sex appeal, women rated sense of humor and intelligence slightly higher than men did. Women also rated physical appearance as less important than men did.
The implications of this surprising finding for men are that they should focus on developing their confidence, personality, sense of humor, and intelligence in order to be more attractive to potential partners. This study challenges the societal notion that physical appearance is the most important factor in determining a man's sex appeal, and instead suggests that inner qualities are more influential in attracting others.