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15 October 2010

Sexually aggressive men ignore cues

The average university-aged male has an excellent memory for whether a woman initially displays sexual interest or rejection, a new study shows.

The average university-aged male has an excellent memory for whether a woman initially displays sexual interest or rejection, especially when she's attractive, is dressed provocatively and expresses positive sexual interest, a new study shows.

"Conversely, university-aged men who report more frequent serious romantic relationships with women show better memory for  university-aged women's sexual interest and rejection cues. This suggests that tracking and remembering a partner's emotions may play a role in the initiation and maintenance of a serious romantic relationship," Treat said.

 
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