Tuesday, February 22, 2011

The Threatening Scent of Fertile Women

Men in a relationship, unlike the unattached, tell themselves that a fertile woman isn’t really that attractive, researchers say.

“We shouldn’t want our partner to be looking at lots of other people, because that’s bad for the relationship,” Dr. Maner said. “At the same time, preventing them from looking doesn’t help either, and can backfire.” Left to their own devices, conscious or unconscious, they might just manage to restrain themselves.

Read the entire article on nytimes.com

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