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Paul Zak, chairman of the Center for Neuroeconomics Studies at Claremont Graduate University in California, dismissed the findings this way: "Women like dominant guys.
"Get a haircut, work out, go on a diet, be happy with yourself. The study appears in the March 28 issue of Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.Explore further: How men and women see each other when online dating More information: Dominant, open nonverbal displays are attractive at zero-acquaintance, PNAS, org/cgi/doi/10.1073/pnas.1508932113 For more about the biology of love, visit the University of Minnesota.You don't have permission to access /datingoffice09/on this server.A person with a closed posture, by contrast, keeps limbs close to the body and minimizes himself or herself."For every single unit increase of expansiveness on the scale, that person was 76 percent more likely to get a 'yes' response from their speed-dating partner," Vacharkulksemsuk said.In another part of the study, the researchers analyzed thousands of reactions to photos of the opposite sex on a mobile dating app.
Some profile photos showed love seekers appearing open and welcoming, and others showed them "contractive," or seeming closed.
They found an open, expansive nonverbal pose expressed during the date significantly predicted the odds of getting a "yes" response.
Nonverbal affiliative behaviors did not show the same effects.
Among females, more than half the "hits" went to women with more open postures.
Although men got fewer hits overall—because women are more selective than men, the researchers say—nearly nine out of 10 hits were in response to an expansive photo.
In the first experiment, researchers analyzed nonverbal body language interactions, along with nonverbal cues of affiliation (e.g, smiles, laughs, head nods) among 144 female-male speed-dates which lasted 4 minutes.