We’ve written before about the types of faces women find attractive (see here and here). In addition to those studies, one of the more well-known findings in the facial attractiveness literature is that women show a preference for more masculine faces when they are … [Read more...] about Oxytocin Takes the Ass out of Masculinity
"DX" posted the following over at the Ask Dr. Loving section of my website, drloving.net: I'm wondering if there are any studies about long distance relationships? There's just so much knowledge I believe to be gained from focusing on such a very difficult but highly rewarding … [Read more...] about Ask Dr. Loving: Are Long-Distance Relationships Rewarding?
Researchers recently made 17 women hot…by applying intense heat to their forearms. Women felt less pain when looking at pictures of romantic partners versus when looking at strangers or other objects. Brain scans taken during the heat exposure indicated that parts of the … [Read more...] about Patrick Swayze was Right: Pain Don’t Hurt
What follows is a rough transcript of a conversation I had with a woman a few weeks ago while at my neighbor’s barbeque. (Background: She heard that I had two kids and my son had recently turned 5 months old). Her: So, what does your wife do? Me: She’s a paralegal. Her: Does … [Read more...] about Fathers: Filling the Void to Help Create a Better You
Fathers’ Day is all about honoring dads. Thus, we’ve decided to showcase research that demonstrates just how influential a good dad can be. A recent study published in the journal Evolution and Human Behavior looked at the types of male and female faces young adult women find … [Read more...] about Dads Influence Who Their Daughters Find Attractive