HowTo: Dance With Sex Appeal (Scientifically Proven!)

Dance With Sex Appeal (Scientifically Proven!)

For dudes only: Finally. Science has done you a one up in the clubbing department. Psychologists at Northumbria University in the U.K. claim to have determined which dance moves will win over the ladies.

HowTo: Dance With Sex Appeal (Scientifically Proven!)Via PopSci:

"The psychologists recruited 19 men between the ages of 18 and 35 to bob to a German dance track while reflectors attached to the men's clothing recorded their moves.

The psychologists then used the motions logged by the reflectors to craft avatars – the same method the makers of Lord of the Rings employed to create the character Gollum, if you're wondering – and then asked several dozen heterosexual women to rate the avatars.

By having women watch 15-second snippets of faceless white creatures rather than actual men, the reasoning goes, the psychologists weeded out possible prejudices that might creep in because of physical attractiveness."

Below: two videos demonstrate the results. Good Dancer vs. Bad Dancer.

Confused? Here's the Cliffs Notes version:

  • Forget the pelvis. Surprisingly, chicks don't care.
  • Pay attention to the neck, torso and right knee. (Why right? I have no idea)
  • Move your upper body, use space, and vary your movements!

Read more at LiveScience.

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2 Comments

I guess the worse dancer you are, the higher the income you have to have to even the score. I'm ok, thanks to my mad dance dance revolution skills. -

Is it me or is the second guy just walking around like a duck...

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