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Scientists Offer Explanation For Why Men Ogle Women
Metro UK ^ | Wednesday 26 Jun 2013

Posted on 06/26/2013 11:04:08 PM PDT by nickcarraway

Yes dear, I am eyeing her up… it’s in my genes: Scientists offer explanation for why men ogle women

If you catch your man’s eyes wandering when a beautiful stranger walks past, don’t blame him – it’s all the fault of evolution.

Chaps are naturally drawn to people they have never seen before while women prefer familiar male faces, a study reveals.

Men were shown pairs of photographs of women and asked to rate their attractiveness for the research at Scotland’s Glasgow and Stirling universities.

When photos were produced for a second time alongside previously unseen images, they were distracted by the new women and tended to lower their rating of the original ones.

If that makes man sound stupid, women should not scoff too loudly because the same applied to them in reverse, with the ratings increasing the second time around.

The preferences developed because early man stood a better chance of reproducing if he slept with many partners while pre-historic women were more likely to survive with a trustworthy provider, the researchers suggest.

While the results, published in the Journal of Sexual Behaviour, make for interesting reading, women whose partners claim their ogling is genetic should not be fooled too easily.

By the logic of the experiment, men ought to find much-photographed stars such as Rihanna a complete turn-off.


TOPICS: Science; Weird Stuff
KEYWORDS: anotherstudy; napl; nature; science
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1 posted on 06/26/2013 11:04:08 PM PDT by nickcarraway
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To: nickcarraway; MeekOneGOP; Conspiracy Guy; DocRock; King Prout; Darksheare; OSHA; martin_fierro; ...
This just in: Men like looking at women! Film at 11.


2 posted on 06/26/2013 11:05:38 PM PDT by Slings and Arrows (You can't have IngSoc without an Emmanuel Goldstein)
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To: nickcarraway

Why Men Ogle Women?

Boobs!


3 posted on 06/26/2013 11:07:56 PM PDT by Jim from C-Town (The government is rarely benevolent, often malevolent and never benign!)
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To: Slings and Arrows

“This just in: Men like looking at women! Film at 11.”

LOL should be in “Breaking News” :)


4 posted on 06/26/2013 11:09:06 PM PDT by Morgana (Always a bit of truth in dark humor.)
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To: nickcarraway

Ladies: if you don’t see him sneaking a glance every now and then, assume that you’re a beard; but if he acts on his ogling, he’s still a caveman who can’t control his biology. Ditch him.


5 posted on 06/26/2013 11:09:37 PM PDT by FredZarguna (Separated by a common language.)
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To: Slings and Arrows

At least as startling and impacting as the typical “Fox News Alert.”


6 posted on 06/26/2013 11:10:32 PM PDT by FredZarguna (Separated by a common language.)
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To: Morgana

On Fox News it would be in breaking news, with exhibits A through ZZ.


7 posted on 06/26/2013 11:14:27 PM PDT by nickcarraway
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To: Morgana; Slings and Arrows

This is ‘Hard’ news. ;-)


8 posted on 06/26/2013 11:14:34 PM PDT by Kartographer ("We mutually pledge to each other our lives, our fortunes and our sacred honor.")
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To: FredZarguna

“By the logic of the experiment, men ought to find much-photographed stars such as Rihanna a complete turn-off.”

The primary subject of the article is that dudes like different hot chicks while tha’ ladies prefer the same ole dude due to familiarity.

This study should have been my thesis at the Bud Light Institute.


9 posted on 06/26/2013 11:14:55 PM PDT by max americana (fired liberals in our company after the election, & laughed while they cried (true story))
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To: max americana
A fully accredited educational institution, no doubt.

In a related study, male and female Alzheimer's patients found repeated images of the same hot person just as hot as the first viewing.

10 posted on 06/26/2013 11:17:56 PM PDT by FredZarguna (Separated by a common language.)
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To: Slings and Arrows
It is amazing to realize how much money is wasted to verify the obvious.
11 posted on 06/26/2013 11:19:45 PM PDT by Buffalo Head (Illigitimi non carborundum)
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To: nickcarraway
By the logic of the experiment, men ought to find much-photographed stars such as Rihanna a complete turn-off.

I find that she is indeed a turn-off.

12 posted on 06/26/2013 11:23:09 PM PDT by Eaker (Manners are good when one may have to back up his acts with his life. Robert A. Heinlein.)
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To: nickcarraway

The statists will argue that these guys need to be sent to re-education camps (until they learn to ogle other men).


13 posted on 06/26/2013 11:23:45 PM PDT by rfp1234 (Arguing with a marxist is like playing Chess with a Pigeon.)
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14 posted on 06/26/2013 11:24:05 PM PDT by llevrok (We are in a new Cold War. At home.)
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To: nickcarraway

Uhmmmmm, we ogle them because they are hot and their inability to make any sense usually results in makeup sex.

Just guessing...


15 posted on 06/26/2013 11:24:31 PM PDT by Vendome (Don't take life so seriously, you won't live through it anyway)
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To: Slings and Arrows

16 posted on 06/26/2013 11:25:46 PM PDT by Daffynition (Stand Your Ground)
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To: Morgana

Where are the mods when we need them?


17 posted on 06/26/2013 11:30:08 PM PDT by Slings and Arrows (You can't have IngSoc without an Emmanuel Goldstein)
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To: FredZarguna
At least as startling and impacting as the typical “Fox News Alert.”

Ought to be worth a headline at World Net Daily.

18 posted on 06/26/2013 11:30:54 PM PDT by Slings and Arrows (You can't have IngSoc without an Emmanuel Goldstein)
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To: Kartographer

http://www.instantrimshot.com/


19 posted on 06/26/2013 11:31:53 PM PDT by Slings and Arrows (You can't have IngSoc without an Emmanuel Goldstein)
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To: Buffalo Head

Captain Obvious has to eat too.


20 posted on 06/26/2013 11:32:44 PM PDT by Slings and Arrows (You can't have IngSoc without an Emmanuel Goldstein)
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To: Daffynition

o/~ Pretty woman... o/~


21 posted on 06/26/2013 11:33:35 PM PDT by Slings and Arrows (You can't have IngSoc without an Emmanuel Goldstein)
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22 posted on 06/26/2013 11:35:18 PM PDT by Daffynition (Stand Your Ground)
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To: max americana
I don't know max. Maybe I'm a man deep inside. The same ole' is the same ole' to this lady and new hot dude is distraction central. Oh well. God gifted some of us females with more fun potential (or maybe it's just additional testosterone. lol) We all know I don't look even close to a man. So go figure.

This also doesn't explain the new UPS guy in the office and the female squeals coming from the desks when he walks in.

23 posted on 06/26/2013 11:37:41 PM PDT by GOP Poet
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To: Eaker
By the logic of the experiment, men ought to find much-photographed stars such as Rihanna a complete turn-off.

who says they don't. At first guys seem to notice her and then it was HO hum (literally).

24 posted on 06/26/2013 11:40:51 PM PDT by GOP Poet
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25 posted on 06/26/2013 11:41:29 PM PDT by Liberty Valance (Keep a simple manner for a happy life :o)
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To: nickcarraway

“I’m a girl watcher
I’m a girl watcher
watching girls go by
My oh my”


26 posted on 06/26/2013 11:43:37 PM PDT by DannyTN
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To: Liberty Valance

27 posted on 06/26/2013 11:47:27 PM PDT by Daffynition (Stand Your Ground)
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To: GOP Poet

Maybe those squeals are because he has a bunch of packages from Zappos.


28 posted on 06/26/2013 11:53:12 PM PDT by nickcarraway
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To: nickcarraway
Maybe those squeals are because he has a bunch of packages from Zappos.

Ah. A man that knows women :).

29 posted on 06/26/2013 11:54:46 PM PDT by GOP Poet
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To: nickcarraway

... and why men who ogle men who ogle men end up with hundreds of different partners.


30 posted on 06/27/2013 12:02:36 AM PDT by AZLiberty (No tag today.)
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To: nickcarraway
My wife does a good job of alerting me to ones I am missing. I don't know how I achieved that but I did.

"Hot Babe 3 o'clock."

31 posted on 06/27/2013 12:05:21 AM PDT by Berlin_Freeper
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Can I get a government grant to study this intensively?


32 posted on 06/27/2013 12:05:26 AM PDT by RightGeek (FUBO and the donkey you rode in on)
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To: GOP Poet
who says they don't.

Maybe my post wasn't clear.

I don't speak for others but I found her a turn-off the first time I ever saw her. I also am not really sure what she does that made her "famous". She isn't a country singer or conservative radio host that's for sure.

33 posted on 06/27/2013 12:14:06 AM PDT by Eaker (Manners are good when one may have to back up his acts with his life. Robert A. Heinlein.)
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>> early man stood a better chance of reproducing if he slept with many partners

And they call this: ‘science’... short on real news???

The last thing any man needs is an explanation about his bang list.


34 posted on 06/27/2013 12:19:45 AM PDT by Gene Eric (Don't be a statist!)
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To: Eaker

Agreed.


35 posted on 06/27/2013 12:21:16 AM PDT by Gene Eric (Don't be a statist!)
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To: nickcarraway

I don’t know about about ogling but i think it’s natural for women to look at men when they walk by only they don’t ogle.


36 posted on 06/27/2013 2:12:39 AM PDT by Gefn (More Cowbell please)
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To: Eaker

I understand. Yes were clear. It was me that was unclear. :) I actually just wanted to comment on the same comment you selected and oddly picked your post to do so. It was a weird sort of way to say I agree with you. Albeit a completely roundabout way. :) Good night my FRiend.


37 posted on 06/27/2013 2:29:40 AM PDT by GOP Poet
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Thank goodness American taxpayers didn’t pay for this waste of time, obvious answer study.


38 posted on 06/27/2013 3:14:17 AM PDT by Vinnie
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I’d like them to explain women and shoes!


39 posted on 06/27/2013 3:18:50 AM PDT by Rides_A_Red_Horse (Why do you need a fire extinguisher when you can call the fire department?)
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To: nickcarraway

Faces. Good one. Yeah I was looking at new faces.


40 posted on 06/27/2013 3:24:13 AM PDT by pas
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To: Jim from C-Town

That makes perfect sense if “ogling” is driven purely by an underlying biological imperative to reproduce.

It doesn’t explain why both sexes find butts so compelling, though, lol.


41 posted on 06/27/2013 3:32:23 AM PDT by RegulatorCountry
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To: GOP Poet
This also doesn't explain the new UPS guy in the office and the female squeals coming from the desks when he walks in.

I cannot find the decade old story, but someone looked into this. First, some women like the whole uniform thing on a man. Second, the UPS man come in every day, at the same time, bringing packages, usually a good thing. Women seem to be drawn to strength (they carry boxes all day), reliability, and being generally there to help. Not earth shaking, but not unreasonable.
42 posted on 06/27/2013 3:33:39 AM PDT by Dr. Sivana (There's no salvation in politics.)
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To: nickcarraway

Well dear the reason I look at other women is in my jeans, I mean genes.


43 posted on 06/27/2013 4:02:33 AM PDT by Stevenc131
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It’s pretty simple, actually. They eyes dart before the brain has time to think. Cleavage, for example. When the eye sees it in the visual periphery, it becomes an automatic priority. It relates to Freud, the id, the ego, and the superego. The id, being the simplest and most basic function of the brain, reacts first, and the eyes dart toward the cleavage. The ego and superego take longer to react, and are farther removed from the brain stem itself. By the time the new signal reaches the eye, the damage has already been done.


44 posted on 06/27/2013 4:08:07 AM PDT by Telepathic Intruder (The only thing the Left has learned from the failures of socialism is not to call it that)
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To: Telepathic Intruder

I’ll try running that one by Mrs. JohnnyP next time.


45 posted on 06/27/2013 4:18:11 AM PDT by JohnnyP
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46 posted on 06/27/2013 4:20:12 AM PDT by Tainan (Cogito, ergo conservatus sum -- "The Taliban is inside the building")
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To: nickcarraway

“Why Men Ogle Women?”

Apple bottom booty?


47 posted on 06/27/2013 4:20:37 AM PDT by duckman (I'm part of the group pulling the wagon!)
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To: Slings and Arrows; JoeProBono; Daffynition

"Oh boy! CANDY!!!"

48 posted on 06/27/2013 4:53:23 AM PDT by a fool in paradise (America 2013 - STUCK ON STUPID)
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To: FredZarguna
Ladies: if you don’t see him sneaking a glance every now and then, assume that you’re a beard


49 posted on 06/27/2013 4:56:52 AM PDT by a fool in paradise (America 2013 - STUCK ON STUPID)
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To: nickcarraway

It’s called hormones. And they need a study for this?

I like looking at anything pleasing to the eyes. I like looking at attractive men over derelicts. I prefer a mountain meadow over a garbage dump. I prefer a beautiful sunset over a smog filled sky.

It’s normal.

There doesn’t need to be a reason beyond that.


50 posted on 06/27/2013 5:07:21 AM PDT by metmom (For freedom Christ has set us free; stand firm therefore & do not submit again to a yoke of slavery)
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