Why Man-spreading Is A Good Thing

Peacocking proven to help your love life

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Shock news just in: Manspreading may not be so bad after all.  In fact you may be subconsciously attracted to people who are guilty of it.

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Research based on two studies found that people who stretch out their limbs, taking up more space in the world, are the most successful at online dating.

The study, which is undoubtedly one of those ‘studies’ which makes you wonder if the scientists behind it really should get out more, has just been published in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.

Through close analysis of Tinder matches and blind dates it finds that ‘expansive’ posture nearly doubles the odds of a good date compared to those who sit hunched over and visually contract themselves.

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‘Power postures’ can convey an appealing kind of dominance said the study’s co-author Tanya Vacharkulksemsuk who further points out that people who are big and bold with their body language also do well at work and are perceived as open and willing to share.

So next time you’re on a date imagine you’re a peacock showing off your tail feathers – put your hands behind your head or stand with them on your hips, uncross your legs, hold your shoulders back and gesticulate wildly – you’ve never looked hotter. It’s a scientific fact.

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