It is a refrain often heard in my group of girlfriends when we meet up. “He just wouldn’t take no for an answer!”; “He was convinced I was attracted to him even though I wasn’t flirting at all!”
We are definitely not alone in these complaints. And now someone has studied this phenomenon, producing a paper which has perhaps my favourite opening sentence of all time: “Heterosexual men consistently overperceive women’s sexual interest.”
So, what did they find out?
Continue reading ““I want her to want me!” : A new sexuality study”
OK, OK, it’s not quite that straightforward. But the point of a headline is to mislead you into wanting to read an article, right? 😉
Continue reading “Academic Round-Up: Art students are lazy, and fat men think they’re hot”
Below is a round-up of some of the interesting academic research that’s been happening in various fields recently.
Continue reading “Academic Round-Up: Perfectionism is good for you, and white men are scared of diversity”