- Men behaving nicely: Selfless acts by men increase when attractive women are nearby
Men behaving nicely: Selfless acts by men increase when attractive women are nearby:
For the second experiment, groups of males were formed. Males were asked to make a number of public donations. These increased when observed by an attractive female, where they were found to actively compete with one another. When observed by another male, however, donations didn’t increase.
Dr Iredale said: “The research shows that good deeds among men increase when presented with an opportunity to copulate. Theoretically, this suggests that a good deed is the human equivalent of the peacock’s tail. Practically, this research shows how societies can encourage selfless acts.”
- Sleep vs. cuddling: Study looks at what happens after sex
Sleep vs. cuddling: Study looks at what happens after sex:
According to a recent study by evolutionary psychologists at the University of Michigan and Albright College in Pennsylvania, the tendency to fall asleep first after sex is associated with greater partner desire for bonding and affection.
- PLoS ONE: A Spatial Cluster Analysis of Tractor Overturns in Kentucky from 1960 to 2002
PLoS ONE: A Spatial Cluster Analysis of Tractor Overturns in Kentucky from 1960 to 2002:
You want flatter land and a tractor over 40hp if you’d like to stay upright, apparently.
- Body location plays part in scratching pleasure
Body location plays part in scratching pleasure:
While previous studies by Yosipovitch have shown the pleasurability of itching, analysis of itch relief at different body sites and related pleasurability had not been performed until now.
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