December 7, 2011
Females Choose Sexier Friends to Avoid Harassment
Univ. of Exeter, University of Exeter
Univ. of Exeter
Scientists have observed a strategy for females to avoid unwanted male attention: choosing more attractive friends.
Published in the journal Proceedings of the Royal Society B, the study is the first to show females spending time with those more sexually attractive than themselves to reduce harassment from males.
TAGGED: sexuality, fish