13 Things That Make You More Attractive, According to Science
1. Ladies: Smile More
The attraction is science. Smiling makes women look receptive, and evolutionarily, men are programmed to be attracted to women who will be receptive to their advances. A University of British Columbia study has found that smiling is more attractive in women than other expressions.
The same didn’t hold true for men. “People typically associate expressions of happiness with femininity,” says Dr. Alec Beall, UBC psychologist and one of the authors of the study. There’s a reason almost all the famous male characters are dark and brooding, and the girl everyone’s in love with is happy.