UI study highlights value of instructing men to focus on women’s nonverbal cues when gauging sexual interest

Friday, October 21, 2016

A new University of Iowa study shows that providing instruction and feedback to college-aged men can help them more accurately interpret nonverbal cues, such as body language and facial expressions, from their female peers when determining a woman’s current level of sexual interest.

The study, “Effects of Gender, Rape-Supportive Attitudes and Explicit Instruction on Perception of Women’s Momentary Sexual Interest,” was published online Oct. 20 in the journal Psychonomic Bulletin & Review.

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