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  1. -Mates of symmetrical men show the most reported orgasms.
    -Women's breast size symmetry positively affects women's attractiveness
    -How symmetry interacts with other criteria for sexual and romantic interest is still being explored
  2. 1) Exposure
    2) More opportunities to interact
    3) Similar economic and social backgrounds
  3. -Physical attractiveness the most important factor
  4. -What matters at first
    --Propinquity
    --Physical attractiveness; IQ; personality
    --Attitude similarity
    --Responsiveness
    --Reciprocal like Interpersonal Attraction
  5. -Males (subjects) thought experiment was about communication--had picture taken
    -Told would have conversation w/female student; given folder with a woman's picture
    -I.V.
    --either attractive or unattractive woman (but not woman male subject was to talk with)
    --Talked on phone to a female subject; call recorded
    -D.V.s
    --Before call: male rated expected friendliness
    --After call: male rated perceived friendliness
    --Conversation rated for actual friendliness

4 True/False questions

  1. Situational influences on attraction-What matters at first
    --Propinquity
    --Physical attractiveness; IQ; personality
    --Attitude similarity
    --Responsiveness
    --Reciprocal like Interpersonal Attraction

          

  2. Snyder results-Males' expectations reflected stereotypes
    --if thought they were going to talk to an attractive woman--expected her to be friendlier and perceived that she was friendlier than males who thought they were talking to unattractive woman
    -Males' expectations were also a self-fulfilling prophecy
    -Independent judges rated woman (thought to have been attractive) to have been friendlier
    -Playing hard to get
    -Very hard to get empirical data supporting this strategy
    -Although people prefer moderately selective mates to those with no selectivity, lack of perceived interest is typically perceived as a turn off

          

  3. Some benefits of being physically attractive-Mates of symmetrical men show the most reported orgasms.
    -Women's breast size symmetry positively affects women's attractiveness
    -How symmetry interacts with other criteria for sexual and romantic interest is still being explored

          

  4. Westgate Housing Project-Physical attractiveness
    -the "ingredients" of a beautiful female face often included:
    --Wide cheekbones
    --Narrow cheeks
    --Broad smile
    --Wide nostrils
    --Wide eyes
    --High-placed eyes
    --Eyes set far apart
    --Large pupils
    --Large eyes relative to the size of the face
    --High eyebrows
    --Small nose
    --Small chins
    -Characteristics of an attractive male face
    --Browner skin
    --Narrower facial shape
    --Less fat
    --Fuller and more symmetrical lips
    --Darker eye brows
    --More and darker lashes
    --Upper half of the face broader in relation to the lower
    --Higher cheek bones
    --Prominent lower jaw
    --More prominent chin
    --No receding brows
    --Thinner lids
    --No wrinkles between nose and corner of the mouth