Restraint and 8 more qualities, which we do not like others

Some of the features and traits can interfere with to make a good impression on the person to whom you breathe unevenly. Science will help to understand that you can be so repulsive.

1. Lack of sleep

Due to the lack of sleep makes you look less attractive. In 2010, scientists conducted an experiment Beauty sleep: experimental study on the perceived health and attractiveness of sleep deprived people.: photographed people who slept at least 8 hours the night before, and people who haven't slept 31 hours.

Other participants evaluated the photos according to different criteria. According to them, nedosypayuschie people looked tired, unattractive, sick, sad.


2. Anger

In 2014 China conducted the following study of Personality manipulations: Do they modulate facial attractiveness ratings?. Men and women looked at pictures of people with neutral facial expressions. the First group of pictures were accompanied by captions of "good" and "honest", the second "evil" and "vile", was without signatures. The participants called the most unattractive of those people whose pictures were signed "evil" or "vile".


3. Stiffness

Known fact in a strong position — with your back straight, divorced him — you start to feel better. Conversely, when you slouch, sit trapped, you lose confidence in themselves and their abilities.

But body language affects how you are perceived by other people. An example would be the experiment, which was conducted in 2016, Dominant, open nonverbal displays are attractive at zero-acquaintance. .

Scientists have created several profiles of men and women in the Dating app. In the first group of profiles laid out pictures of men and women in the clamped positions: with drooping shoulders, crossed arms and legs, suculencias. In another group of the same men and women were photographed in open positions: raised hands in the form of the letter V, was reaching for something.

The results showed that users of the app have found a more attractive profiles with photos in their open positions and often invited them on a date.


4. Stress

In the 2013 study heterosexual men perceived women with high cortisol levels as less attractive.

Presumably, this is due to the fact that high levels of the stress hormone adversely affects the overall health and fertility.


5. Too much happiness or pride on the face

It turns out that girls don't like too good guys, and guys don't like girls who look too proud.

In 2011, scientists did an experiment Happy guys finish last: the impact of emotion expressions on sexual attraction.: different people were shown pictures of members of the opposite sex and asked them how attractive they seem in the photos.

Men evaluated women as most attractive when they look happy in the photo, and less attractive if they seemed proud. Women, by contrast, put the highest score for the men felt proud, and lowest for those who looked too happy.


6. The lack of a sense of humor

Study 2009 Effect of humor on interpersonal attraction and mate selection. proved: if you don't know how to joke, or you mean sense of humor, you will be less desirable to the opposite sex.

Gender is not important: bad sense of humor makes it equally unattractive to both men and women.

7. Laziness

A series of experiments The effect of nonphysical traits on the perception of physical attractiveness, published in 2004, showed that the attractiveness depends largely on the willingness to help.

The researchers asked the students during the 6-week course of archaeology to assess the personal qualities and appeal of each other at the beginning and end of the course.

When the results were analyzed, it became clear: students who while studying was lazy, and later received bad reviews, even if at the beginning of the course they are considered very attractive.


8. The smell

According to science, when we are looking for a partner, we attract people who are genetically different from us, but not too much.

For the study in 2006 Major Histocompatibility Complex Alleles, Sexual Responsivity, and Unfaithfulness in Romantic Couples. scientists selected heterosexual couples and asked them to answer the question of how much they are passionate about their partner and how many people they had sexual intercourse in these relationships.

At the same time, the scientists took DNA samples from the mouth of the participants and sent to the lab for testing. In particular, they wanted to compare their major histocompatibility complexes — genes of the immune system.

The more similar were the complexes of histocompatibility of the partners, the less they were attracted to each other and more often was looking for love on the side.

The study revealed another interesting thing: we avoid people who smell too much different from ours.


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9. Dishonesty

The lack of honesty repels both sexes and is a major cause of failures.

In the study of Major Histocompatibility Complex Alleles, Sexual Responsivity, and Unfaithfulness in Romantic Couples. 2006 subjects were asked to read the profiles of men and women, which was attributed to different traits: intelligent and stupid, independent and a stand-alone, honest and dishonest. Then participants were asked to self-assess photographs of these people and to indicate how attractive they find them.

As it turned out, honesty is the only trait that affects the appearance of sympathy. If we know that people have been unfair towards us, he stops we like. published


Author: Lera Merzlyakova




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