Medindia

X

Playful Nature More Likely to Attract Potential Partners

by Kathy Jones on  August 6, 2012 at 8:22 PM Lifestyle News   - G J E 4
A new study conducted by a team of American researchers has revealed that people who have a playful nature are more likely to attract potential mates.
 Playful Nature More Likely to Attract Potential Partners
Playful Nature More Likely to Attract Potential Partners
Advertisement

Researchers led by Professor Garry Chick, head of the Department of Recreation, Park and Tourism Management at Penn State asked 250 undergraduate students what they are looking in potential partners and found "sense of humor", "playful" and "fun loving" as the most important characteristics.

Advertisement
Professor Chick said that playfulness could be the reason for many people to play throughout their lives as it displayed desirable qualities to attract mates. "Humans and other animals exhibit a variety of signals as to their value as mates. Just as birds display bright plumage or colouration, men may attract women by showing off expensive cars or clothing. In the same vein, playfulness in a male may signal to females that he is nonaggressive and less likely to harm them or their offspring. A woman's playfulness, on the other hand, may signal her youth and fertility", he said.



Source: Medindia
Advertisement

Post your Comments

Comments should be on the topic and should not be abusive. The editorial team reserves the right to review and moderate the comments posted on the site.
User Avatar
* Your comment can be maximum of 2500 characters
Notify me when reply is posted I agree to the terms and conditions

You May Also Like

Advertisement
View All