10 eye-catching studies that didn’t make the final cut:
A man “previously evaluated as having a high level of physical attractiveness” asked young women on a shopping street for their phone number. When he was carrying a guitar case, 31 per cent obliged compared with 9 per cent when he was carrying a sports bag and 14 per cent when he carried no bag.
Most TED talk presenters are male non-academics. Among academic TED talkers, most are senior males with impressive publication records. But giving a TED talk doesn’t benefit the impact of their academic work.
More men approached a woman lying on a beach when she had a tattoo on her back, and they approached more quickly. They also thought their chances of a date or sex were greater.
Across four methodologically diverse samples, marijuana use consistently buffered people from the negative consequences associated with loneliness and social exclusion