TITLE

Are You Coming on to Me?

PUB. DATE
August 2008
SOURCE
USA Today Magazine;Aug2008, Vol. 137 Issue 2759, p14
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on research from Indiana University and Yale University, which showed that U.S. college-age males confuse friendly nonverbal cues with cues for sexual interest because men have a less discerning eye than women. Men who viewed images of friendly women misidentified 12% of the images as sexually interested. Women mistook 8.7% of friendly images for sexual interest. When viewing images of sexually interested women, men mistakenly called 37.8% of the images friendly. Women mistook 31.9% of the sexual-interest cues for friendliness.
ACCESSION #
33627257

 

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