Navigation Links
Ovulation Seems to Aid Women's 'Gaydar'
Date:6/27/2011

MONDAY, June 27 (HealthDay News) -- Uncovering some science behind the type of intuition known as "gaydar," a team of American and Canadian researchers reports that a woman can tell whether a man is straight or gay by looking at his face when she is ovulating.

Women also appear to have a heightened sensitivity towards a man's sexual orientation whenever they start to harbor romantic notions or mating aspirations, the new study revealed.

"This effect is not apparent when a woman is judging another female's orientation," lead study author Nicholas Rule, from the department of psychology at the University of Toronto, said in a university news release. "This suggests that fertility influences a heterosexual woman's attention to potential mates rather than merely increasing sensitivity to sexual orientation or nonverbal cues more generally."

Rule and his colleagues report their findings in the June 27 issue of Psychological Science.

To explore the subject, the authors conducted three investigations, the first of which involved 40 undergraduate women who were asked to guess the sexual orientation of 80 men based on photos of their face.

Half of the men were gay, the other half straight. All held similar expressions in the photos or were deemed to be equally attractive. None of the women were using any contraceptive drugs at the time of the test.

The result: the closer a woman was to her peak ovulation the more accurate her guess.

The second trial involved 34 women who were shown 200 similarly composed photos of 200 women, half of whom were lesbian. However, there was no correlation between predictive accuracy and peak ovulation, according to the researchers.

"Together," said Rule, "these findings suggest that women's accuracy may vary across the fertility cycle because men's sexual orientation is relevant to conception and thus of greater importance as women are nearer to ovulation."

'/>"/>
Copyright©2010 ScoutNews,LLC.
All rights reserved  

Page: 1 2

Related medicine news :

1. Experimental Vaccine Seems to Cure Prostate Cancer in Mice
2. Closing Schools Seems to Prevent Flus Spread
3. Gene Region Seems Linked to Depression
4. Weight-Loss Surgery Seems No Riskier for Seniors
5. ADHD With Poor Emotional Control Seems to Run in Families
6. Kids Birth Month Seems to Be Linked to Celiac Disease: Study
7. Race Seems to Play Role in Colorectal Cancer Screening
8. Extra Sleep in Infants Seems to Signal Growth Spurts
9. Extended HPV Vaccine Schedule Seems Effective
10. Experimental Weight-Loss Drug Seems to Work: Study
11. Organic Label Seems to Make Food Taste Better
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
Related Image:
Ovulation Seems to Aid Women's 'Gaydar'
(Date:7/2/2015)... ... ... After conducting a nationwide executive search led by healthcare leadership ... has hired Robert Trenschel, DO, as chief executive officer. A veteran physician executive with ... new duties at Yuma Regional Medical Center on July 13. , “Dr. Trenschel brings ...
(Date:7/2/2015)... ... July 02, 2015 , ... ... is announcing with their launch an intention to partner with companies that share ... on the planet. Their innovative water soluble, Cannabidiol (CBD) formulations, combined with Ayurvedic ...
(Date:7/2/2015)... ... July 02, 2015 , ... Today, East Liverpool City ... Surgical Center at East Liverpool City Hospital (ELCH). Pam is currently the Chief Nursing ... the director of surgery. Pam holds a master’s degree in health care administration as ...
(Date:7/2/2015)... ... ... As part of the celebration of its 70th anniversary, the Thantakit International ... all around the world for their continuous patronage of the world-class services of their ... (indeed, Thantakit is one of the foremost places for dental tourism in Thailand) or ...
(Date:7/2/2015)... ... July 02, 2015 , ... ... their products, services, channels and business models. To help manage the increasing demand ... addition of Mark Benkendorf as SVP of Strategic Engagements. , Benkendorf is a ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Yuma Regional Medical Center Hires New Chief Executive Officer 2Health News:Yuma Regional Medical Center Hires New Chief Executive Officer 3Health News:New Water Soluble CBD Provides Manufacturers & Distributors a More Effective, Safe, & Cost Efficient Alternative to Traditional CBD Oil 2Health News:New Water Soluble CBD Provides Manufacturers & Distributors a More Effective, Safe, & Cost Efficient Alternative to Traditional CBD Oil 3Health News:East Liverpool City Hospital Announces New Surgical Center Leadership 2Health News:East Liverpool City Hospital Announces New Surgical Center Leadership 3Health News:Thailand's Longest Established International Dental Center Celebrates Its 70th Anniversary with Promos Galore 2Health News:Business Builder Mark Benkendorf Joins Innovation Firm Maddock Douglas 2
... study published in,the November 2008 issue of the American ... dense breakfast have improved diet,quality, and may have a ... that those who enjoy a less energy dense morning ... minerals and lower in,saturated fat and cholesterol compared to ...
... U-M Health Minute: Today,s top health issues and medical research, ... diabetes for nine years, and he knows the importance of ... the feet., "Knowing some of the warning signs of ... things immediately I knew would prevent larger,issues, I see the ...
... gains with shorter intervention programs aren,t sustained , , ... survivors can significantly reduce their risk of non-fatal ... prevention program, according to an Italian study that ... of post-heart attack rehabilitation, half the patients were ...
... Grand Opening Celebration of Ocean,Blue Plastic Surgery is ... p.m. Ocean Blue Plastic Surgery is located on ... Guests are invited to enjoy the,Carlos Miele fashion ... hors d,oeuvres and sipping cocktails provided by Select ...
... NEW YORK, Nov. 11 WebMD Health Corp. (Nasdaq:,WBMD) ... Heroes awards,featured in the November/December issue of WebMD the ... Americans who face health,issues with the vision and drive ... Starts Revolutionary Movement to Help End Cancer, Laura ...
... Health Book Summaries, the free,book summary service ... achieved,the 60,000 subscriber milestone. The service delivers free, ... Belief" by Dr. Bruce,Lipton and "Appetite for Profit" ... , Launched in mid-2008, the Health Book ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Breakfast Improves Overall Diet Quality and May Help with Weight Management 2Health News:Breakfast Improves Overall Diet Quality and May Help with Weight Management 3Health News:Foot Problems Common Among People With Diabetes 2Health News:Foot Problems Common Among People With Diabetes 3Health News:Long-Term Help Regimen Cut Heart Attack Recurrence 2Health News:Ocean Blue Plastic Surgery to Open This Month on Brickell Avenue 2Health News:WebMD Announces 2008 Health Heroes 2Health News:WebMD Announces 2008 Health Heroes 3Health News:Health Book Summaries Subscriber Base Grows to 60,000 Readers as Health Consumers Applaud Free Format 2
(Date:7/2/2015)... 2015 Research ... addition of the "2015 New Frontiers ... Emerging Technologies, Competitive Landscape" report to ... in Clinical Chemistry and Immunodiagnostics: Global Challenges, ... seven-country strategic analysis of major business opportunities ...
(Date:7/2/2015)... 2015 BGI anunció hoy que su laboratorio ... en Hong Kong ha sido ... de BGI en Hong Kong ... que recibe la certificación CAP en China ... de laboratorio clínico. Junto con el exitoso proceso de ...
(Date:7/2/2015)... South Korea, July 2, 2015 ALPINION MEDICAL SYSTEMS ... E-CUBE Series ultrasound system. Developed to enhance user experience ... the E-CUBE 15 EX produces superb image quality. With ... in women,s health, general imaging, and shared service applications. ... latest in the renowned E-CUBE Series, the E-CUBE 15 ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:New Frontiers in 2015 Global Clinical Chemistry and Immunodiagnostics Market: Challenges, Emerging Technologies, Competitive Landscape 2BGI recibe la acreditación del College of American Pathologists (CAP) 2E-CUBE 15 EX from ALPINION Enhances User Experience and Patient Care 2E-CUBE 15 EX from ALPINION Enhances User Experience and Patient Care 3
...  The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has ... as many people as car accidents.  Drug diversion is ... as the U.S. House of Representatives Energy and Commerce ... – "Prescription Drug Diversion: Combating the Scourge" ...
... SYDNEY, March 1, 2012  In a single bound, Nepean ... radiation therapy for its prostate cancer cases to a ... Arc Therapy), a technique that is even quicker with ... NCCC physicians treated their first patient with prostate cancer ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Australian Clinic Puts Prostate Cancer Radiation Therapy on Fast Track With Elekta VMAT and Integrity Digital Control System 2Australian Clinic Puts Prostate Cancer Radiation Therapy on Fast Track With Elekta VMAT and Integrity Digital Control System 3
... Digital Flexible Ureteroscope (DUR-D) incorporates many ... proven durable, market leading DUR® series ... first device utilizing Gyrus ACMIs proprietary, ... Metal Oxide Semi-Conductor (CMOS) distal sensor ...
... is the first one-step 20 minutes rapid test ... 2 produced by Enterohemorrhagic Escherichia coli in human ... enrichment of fecal specimens and detects all Toxigenic ... separate result for Toxin 1 and 2 is ...
Inquire...
... elegant and sophisticated woman, the ... ophthalmic and sunwear styles. Frames ... of shapes and colors, designed ... and complexions. Many styles feature ...
Medicine Products: