Nov 24th 2010 By Jeremy Taylor
Our happy hour fact to amaze you drinking buddies with.
Men look more masculine when they tilt their heads back a bit; women look sexier when they look slightly up.
Researchers from the University of Newcastle
, Australia, were able to find the facial position for both males and females that optimizes attractiveness. They did so by testing reactions to 3-D computer models of faces
, which were presented to subjects at different angles.
Women looking up while men look down mimics the typical height difference between the sexes, so the researchers believe the inherent attractiveness of these postures is rooted in evolution.
Before incorporating this finding into his seduction technique, a fellow would be wise to make sure his nose hair situation is under control.