100 Psychological facts about human behavior-“Attraction”

The human brain is the largest and most complex organ in the body. The brain has over 100 billion neurons. The human brain is divided into two hemispheres: the left hemisphere is responsible for thinking, reasoning, and linear thinking, while the right hemisphere is better suited for creativity, imagination, and nonlinear thinking. The brain can process information in milliseconds. So Let’s Explore Some interesting Psychological Facts about “Attraction“.

100 Psychological Facts about "Attraction"
Psychological Facts
  1. Attractive people are less likely to be convicted of a crime and more likely to get a shorter sentence.
  2. Women are usually more attracted to older men than they are to younger ones. Researchers explain that this is because men are capable of fathering children for nearly their entire adult lives, and older men typically have more resources.
  3. Women become friends based on similar levels of attractiveness.
  4. Women like a guy who makes them laugh, guys like a woman who laughs at his jokes.
  5. Teachers expect more attractive children to perform well, leading to more attention, less punishment, and better grades.
  6. Evolutionary biologists say that it’s better to be average looking, as average features advertise better reproductive health and more diverse set of genes.
  7. In most of the cultures, men find that younger women are more attractive than older women. Whereas women are attracted towards older men.
  8. Some studies show that attractive people tend to have better paying jobs, increments in higher level positions.
  9. According to studies, neonatal nurses tend to devote more time and attention to more attractive, healthy infants and less attention to less attractive babies.
  10. Whoever Makes The First Move Is Less Picky.
  11. Bearded men are viewed as more responsible and healthy.
  12. Even though both attractive and unattractive people exhibit positive behaviours and traits, studies show that attractive people exhibit more positive behaviours and traits than unattractive individuals.
  13. Researchers suggest that a highly attractive woman is perceived as less capable of meeting a job’s requirement concerning its masculine qualities than an unattractive woman.
  14. Women are more attracted to men who have the ideal hunting physiques, narrow waists, strong shoulders and broad chests.
  15. The first Breast augmentation was performed in Germany to a singer who had a growth in her breast removed. Luckily, she had a fatty growth, lipoma on her back, which was removed and transplanted to her breast.
  16. According to most online dating sites, it seems that women are most concerned with a potential partner’s height, while men are more concerned with their potential date’s weight.
  17. Charles Darwin noted a universal motive to become attractive even when it required “wonderfully great suffering.”
  18. Researchers say that mothers tend to give more attention to their most attractive children who exhibit more socialized behaviour than their less attractive siblings.
  19. According to researchers, women who have shown ideal and perfect body images usually lower their satisfaction with their own attractiveness.
  20. A study in 1966, by the University of Minnesota-Minneapolis on a group of 664 student volunteers showed that young college adults were concerned about physical attractiveness.
  21. Studies show that physically attractive people tend to have better paying jobs in higher-level positions than do their less attractive counterparts. This preference is collectively referred to as “beauty bias.”
  22. Some types of makeup are more effective in improving a woman’s looks.
  23. We are generally attracted to people who remind us of our parents.
  24. Infants from 2 to 6 months of age prefer to look longer at faces rated as attractive by adults than at faces rated as unattractive by adults.
  25. Studies show that attractive people exhibit more traits and positive behaviours.
  26. The offspring of a couple in their thirties or even older tends to find mature faces more attractive than a child born to parents in their twenties.
  27. Hearing emotional lines like “I love you” have a stronger impact when whispered in the left ear versus the right.
  28. Aristotle was one of the first people who realized and recorded the importance of human attraction; he noted that “personal beauty is a greater recommendation than any letter of reference.
  29. A study shows that men who feel hungry often preferred women with higher weights.
  30. Women perceive men with beards as having “the biological and social qualities that would enhance their value as husbands” and also consider them “more potent and more active, suggesting virility as well as physical attractiveness.”
  31. Someone who is accused of raping an unattractive victim is less likely to be found guilty than one accused of raping an attractive victim.
  32. A bill stating that the cost of plastic surgeries to be covered under insurance policies was put forward for the first time by the US president Bill Clinton. The law also covered breast augmentation for achieving symmetry between opposite breasts. This was a strong move for the relief of both the plastic surgeons and their patients.
  33. Children born to their parents in their 30’s tend to find older faces more attractive than children born to their parents in their 20’s.
  34. Attraction is largely due to an androgen steroid called androstadienone. This steroid is emitted through the human axillary region, and it has been linked with human attraction. This is because it’s odorous chemical compound, and people can smell it on each other when they interact with each other.
  35. To a child, physical attractiveness is often associated with being smarter and friendlier. That’s why when a child picks their friends, they usually go for the smarter and kinder ones.
  36. Believe it or not, but becoming attractive has become a profitable industry in most of the West, with $200 billion spent annually globally. This “industry” includes weight-loss programs, cosmetics, skin and hair care, perfumes and cosmetic surgery, among other products.
  37. Research has found that during ovulating, women prefer masculine looking men. But at other times of the month they seek men with softer features.
  38. Attraction Is One Thing, Love Is Another.
  39. A study shows that men who feel hungry often, preferred women with higher weights.
  40. Do you know that, facial symmetry is considered as a sign of beauty around the world?
  41. Dark Eyes And Dark Limbal Rings Attract People.
  42. Staring into a stranger’s eyes can make you form an attachment, despite never even talking to them.
  43. The word ‘plastic’ in plastic surgery is derived from the Greek word ‘plastikos’. Plastikos means molding or giving form. Hence, the belief that that plastic surgery is an artificial one is just a misconception.
  44. Birth control pills affect both a woman’s hormone levels and to whom they become attracted. Specifically, women taking birth control pills are more attracted to men with more pronounced masculine features than those who aren’t taking the pill. However, masculine traits are linked to higher testosterone levels, aggressive behaviour, and even higher-than-average divorce rates.
  45. Researches show that a potential date is made more attractive by adrenaline.
  46. Soft materials such as fur, rayon, and silk accentuate a woman’s softer, feminine nature and can trigger an intense, protective response in men.
  47. Men with more masculine characteristics are linked to having higher testosterone levels, being more aggressive, and having higher-than-average divorce rates.
  48. In ancient Rome, plastic surgery started as a means to remove scars. People in Rome were afraid of scars on their back as it was considered shameful and depicted that a man had turned his back during the war. – Hence, they would let their scars removed through ancient plastic surgery techniques.
  49. Studies show that shorter men have less reproductive success than taller men, as taller men have greater ability to attract mates.
  50. Television news directors prefer to air the injury or killing incident of an attractive victim than a plain one.
  51. Women who wear red are found to be more attractive by men and also there are higher chances that they would be asked on a date.
  52. People rely on sight, sound and smell when it comes to being attracted to people, and all 3 senses play a vital role in making people attracted to one another.
  53. We are unconsciously attracted to people who are capable of reproducing.
  54. Infants from 2 to 6 months of age don’t prefer to look at unattractive adults. Rather they prefer attractive adults.
  55. In most cultures, women are more attracted to older men than they are to younger ones. Researchers explain that this is because men are capable of fathering children for nearly their entire adult lives and older men typically have more resources.
  56. The Britishers started using plastic surgery techniques in the 17th century, when they saw an Indian mason repair the nose of a British driver. They adopted the ancient surgery procedure and made some advancements in it. Since then, plastic surgeries have been performed in almost all of Europe.
  57. Birth control pills can affect both a woman’s hormone levels and to whom they are attracted.
  58. In order to become more beautiful or to maintain their beauty during the Middle Ages, wealthy and noble females would swallow arsenic or dab bat’s blood on their skin to improve their complexion.
  59. Smiling women are found more attractive, while men who don’t smile as much are perceived as hotter than men who smile a lot.
  60. Your biggest lesson learned this year is probably not to give so much of yourself to people who will not do the same for you.
  61. Recently thousands of women are seeking elective surgeries that offer more attractive private parts.
  62. Men are truly more attracted to women with the hourglass shape.
  63. Tall men have greater reproductive success than shorter men due to their greater ability to attract mates.
  64. The more attracted you are to someone, the easier it is for them to make you laugh.
  65. Studies suggest that humans agree who is and isn’t attractive, both within and across ethnicity and culture. Researchers note that attraction is not merely in the eye of the beholder but that there are universal standards of attractiveness.
  66. A defendant accused of raping an attractive victim is more likely to found guilty than one accused of raping an unattractive victim.
  67. Did you notice that you prefer to follow attractive politicians than their counter parts. Studies show that attractive politicians receive more news coverage than their counter parts.
  68. Researchers have found that adrenaline makes a potential date more attractive.
  69. Research has found that women prefer masculine-looking men when they are ovulating—but at other times of the month, they seek men with softer features, associated with more social and caring behaviour.
  70. If you are more attractive then there are chances that, you are less likely to suffer punishment when convicted and even less chances to be convicted.
  71. TV news producers will usually report on the case of an attractive victim rather than an average-looking individual.
  72. A study conducted in United Kingdom found that whenever a woman finds a man attractive, she speaks with a higher pitched voice.
  73. Woman’s hormone levels are affected by birth control pills. Women who take birth control pills are more attracted to men with more masculine features, but these men are often linked to aggressive behaviour, higher testosterone levels and even higher divorce rates.
  74. The new innovations in plastic surgery techniques began during World War. As the number of injured people was enormous, the surgeons were forced to improvise. This has led to new innovations and development of surgery techniques.
  75. People who are drunk find others more attractive because drunken person is less likely to notice the asymmetry of a face.
  76. A research has found that during ovulating, women prefer masculine looking men. But at other times of the month they seek men with softer features.
  77. Several studies have shown that college students tend to rate their teachers’ performance more on the basis of physical attractiveness than on the content of their lectures or on their ability to communicate.
  78. Teachers expect better-looking students to perform better than the rest of the class; a fact that often leads to less punishment and better grades.
  79. In most cultures, men find that younger women are more attractive than older women. Whereas women are attracted towards older men.
  80. Studies show that shorter men have lesser reproductive success than taller men, as taller men have greater ability to attract mates.
  81. Men are often more attracted to women wearing red.
  82. Scent may be one of the factors in one’s attraction towards another.
  83. Researchers have discovered that women prefer masculine-looking men when they are ovulating, but at other times they seek men with softer features because they consider them kinder in terms of social behaviour.
  84. Women judge a man to be more attractive when they see another women looking or smiling at him.
  85. Research shows that a potential date is made more attractive by adrenaline.
  86. The first plastic surgery on the Nose was performed in ancient India in 600 B.C. Skin from other parts of the body, mainly the cheek or forehead, was removed and used for reshaping of the nose. Wooden tubes were inserted in the nostrils for air passage during the healing process.
  87. Researchers have found that exposure to idealized body images lowers women’s satisfaction with their own attractiveness.
  88. Cuteness inspires aggression, which is why we often want to squeeze things we find cute.
  89. Men with a larger jaw and prominent brow are more attractive to women.
  90. In virtually every culture, men find younger women more attractive than older ones, most likely because human females are able to reproduce for only a limited time.
  91. Attempting to convince yourself that you don’t care about someone is a clear indicator of what you really do.
  92. Studies show that baby’s attractiveness increases with age from birth up to age of 9-11 months and then decreases again. Babies having large eyes, small mouths and noses and a large forehead are assessed as cute.
  93. Women’s voices tend to get higher pitched around people they like.
  94. In most cultures, males find younger females more attractive than older ones, mainly because women are able to reproduce for only a limited time.
  95. A recent study found that women tended to date men who smelled like their fathers.
  96. Aristotle noted that “personal beauty is a greater recommendation than any letter of reference.”
  97. Studies show that children mostly select playmates based on physical attractiveness, as they think that physical appearance is often associated with being friendlier and smarter.
  98. Americans spend more money on beauty enhancements than they do on education per year.
  99. Studies show that we are more attracted to people who look similar to us.
  100. Attractive defendants are not only less likely to be convicted, but when they are, they are likely to suffer less severe punishment than an unattractive person convicted of the same offense.

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