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  • - [Narrator] Hey, Psych2Goers.

  • Welcome back to our channel.

  • Do you have your eyes on someone you find attractive?

  • Do you hope they'd find you just as appealing as well?

  • There's more to attraction than simply looks.

  • Personality, values, interests,

  • and more can all play into attraction.

  • Are you looking for tips

  • on how to make yourself more desirable?

  • You've clicked the right video.

  • Here are seven things that will make others

  • subconsciously more attracted to you.

  • Number one, wearing sunglasses.

  • What makes a pair of sunglasses so cool?

  • Vannessa Brown, a lecturer at Nottingham Trent University,

  • wanted to find just that out.

  • Brown reasons that sunglasses

  • can help with an overall symmetric face,

  • hiding any symmetric imperfections around the eyes.

  • Sunglasses also hide the eyes,

  • which can make someone appear mysterious,

  • just like Gojo Satoru.

  • Brown explained to the cut,

  • "The eyes are such a tremendous source of information

  • "and vulnerability for the human being."

  • Number two, being androgynous.

  • According to a 1983 study

  • from Dr. Linda A. Jackson from Michigan State University,

  • those with both feminine and masculine attributes

  • are often rated as more attractive.

  • The study states that,

  • "Results indicated that androgynous persons

  • "were favorably perceived on the gender-linked dimensions

  • "of instrumentality and expressively,

  • "and in sex-neutral desirable traits.

  • "They were regarded as better adjusted, more likable,

  • "and as having an advantage in the occupational domain,

  • "compared to masculine and feminine persons."

  • Number three, being a kind person.

  • It's always a good thing to be kind to one another,

  • but one study from China also suggest

  • that it may just make you appear more physically attractive.

  • The study had three subject groups

  • examine pictures of people's faces

  • and rate how attractive they were.

  • One group was given personality information

  • that was positive,

  • while the others were giving negative information, or none.

  • The group giving positive personality information

  • rated the faces as more attractive than the others.

  • The study finds that positive personality

  • can increase perceptions of facial attractiveness,

  • and that this phenomenon of halo effect

  • on facial attractiveness has been evidenced.

  • So while we should all be kind, no matter what,

  • it's a nice bonus to know that it may pay off

  • in more ways than we think.

  • Not only will we make others feel good

  • and feel healthier and happier ourselves,

  • but we may just appear more physically attractive

  • than before.

  • Number four, own a pet.

  • So that pet you've always dreamed of adopting,

  • now is the time.

  • In 2008, two French social psychologists

  • decided to conduct an experiment.

  • They had a dashing young Frenchman named Antoine,

  • approached 240 randomly chose a woman

  • to ask for their phone number in hopes of a date.

  • Half of the women were approached by just Antoine,

  • the other half, well, Antoine approached them

  • with an adorable gray dog named Gwendu by his side.

  • A small 10% of women gave Antoine their number

  • when he was alone,

  • but Antoine's odds went up to 30%

  • when Gwendu was his wingman.

  • This is likely due to the idea

  • that owning a pet shows you can handle the responsibility,

  • are caring, committed, and the dog is just really cute,

  • perhaps making you cuter as well.

  • In another research study

  • led by the University of Nevada, Las Vegas,

  • Anthropologist Peter Gray

  • found that 36% of men and 35% of women

  • were more attracted to someone who owned a pet.

  • If you adopt a rescue animal, your odds only grow.

  • 49% of men and 64% of women

  • were more attracted to someone who adopted a pet.

  • Also, if you don't like pets,

  • the data doesn't look too good for you.

  • 54% of men and 75% of women said, they wouldn't consider

  • dating someone who didn't like pets at all.

  • Open your heart to animals, my friend.

  • Who doesn't love a cute little puppy?

  • Number five,

  • clearly expressing your emotions and observing others.

  • So, how well do you express your emotions?

  • It's been commonly known that communication is key

  • in relationships, so it's very important

  • that you not only express your emotions,

  • but observe how your partner or date is feeling as well.

  • A 2016 study published in the journal proceeding,

  • The National Academy of Sciences

  • examined whether people are attracted to others

  • whose affective behavior they can easily understand.

  • So they had subjects watch

  • different people, experience different emotions.

  • The results, the study states that they found,

  • the better a participant

  • thought they could understand another person's emotions,

  • the more they felt attracted towards that person.

  • Importantly, these individual changes

  • and interpersonal attractions were predicted by activity

  • in the participants reward circuit, which in turn

  • signaled how well the participant's neural vocabulary

  • was suited to decode the other's behavior.

  • Number six, tilting your head.

  • A 2015 study published in the

  • International Journal of Behavioral Etiology

  • wanted to find out if head tilt and fertility

  • contributed to aspects of a woman's attractiveness.

  • They had subjects rate facial portraits of women.

  • According to the study,

  • they found that the fertile phase portrait of each woman

  • was deemed more attractive in 56 to 62% of cases.

  • When the portraits were reclassified by head pitch,

  • the more downward tilted portrait was preferred

  • in 64 to 73% of cases.

  • They also found that downward tilted portraits

  • were rated as more behaviorally alluring

  • than less downward tilted ones.

  • And number seven, learn how to play a musical instrument.

  • What's your favorite musical instrument?

  • Do you plan to play?

  • A 2014 research study found

  • that those who could compose and play complex music

  • were seen as more attractive by women.

  • According to the lead researcher

  • at the University College, Dublin,

  • "The ability to complete complex music

  • "could be indicative of advanced cognitive abilities."

  • They go on to say that,

  • "Consequently, women may acquire genetic benefits

  • "for offspring by selecting musicians

  • "able to create more complex music as sexual partners."

  • So when it comes down to deciding

  • which class to take next semester,

  • sign yourself up for a good old band class,

  • or perhaps orchestra.

  • Not only will you discover the power of music,

  • but you'll be extra good looking

  • while rocking up that concerto.

  • So, do you do any of these things on the list?

  • Do you think it makes you more attractive?

  • Share with us down below in the comments.

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- [Narrator] Hey, Psych2Goers.

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