And yet, men are attracted to behinds for procreative reasons. As biopsychologist Dr. Gordon G. Gallup, Jr. That settled that.
But t we couldn't help wondering: Since men don't usually pop out babies, what's the possible scientific reason for women thinking a guy's butt Dont put your dick in crazy cute, as some of us have been informed by our ificant others when we try on a new pair of boxer-briefs? We googled around the interwebs, and found Well, nothing aside from NSFW pics and nonscientific comment forums.
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Take it away, Yahoo Answers :. There's also a Reddit thread devoted to the topic, and while it's pretty entertaining, there's not much in the way of traditional clinical research:.
Apparently, despite the extensive research on why bros are all about that bass, there isn't a single study on why ladies are. Double standard!
Underrepresentation of women Sarah lancaster boobs the sciences! However, there is one woman in the sciences who has conducted some related studies: Dr. Kerri Johnson of UCLA, a leading specialist in the psychology of human attraction, who extrapolated her findings to explain why you hate to see him go but love to watch him leave. Women aren't likely attracted to the butt itself -- as its own separate entity -- but rather attracted to how it enhances male body movement.
Johnson says. What she found is that heterosexual women make two snap judgments within microseconds: Is this a male, and if so, is he masculine? It's not just his butt that matters -- it's his shoulders in relation to his butt.
Men do that much more; women in contrast move their hips According to her research How to steal her boyfriend, Dr. Louis G. In old school terms, think John Wayne vs. Marilyn Monroe. A flat butt is no good, according to science sorry, Hank Hillbut a steroid butt is no good either if it puts the max in gluteus maximus sorry, Powdered Toast Man. Having large muscles is not the same thing as having toned muscles; big, bulky muscles are perceived as less attractive than well-toned, moderately sized muscles.
There's a delicate balance in the middle, where "too little is unattractive and too much is unattractive. And Dr. If women find themselves obsessed with Olympic swimming every four years, there may be a quantifiable reason besides love of aquatic sport.
By the way, gay dudes are probably looking for those same attributes. Gay men on average prefer masculine men and Sexy pics of megan fox women on average prefer feminine women.
For sustained attraction, however, even the most well-formed butt can't make up for a mismatched personality.
Johnson says, but it's not the end-all, be-all. In other words: No matter how perfect you think his ass may be, a relationship with him Orange girls are easy going nowhere if you also think he's talking out of it.