Poster

Attraction to a Potential Mate Based on the Quality of Storytelling

Time and Location
Poster Session I - Board: I-076
Thursday May 22, 2008, 8:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Exhibit Hall

John K. Donahue
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Melanie C. Green
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Abstract
Are storytellers who tell better stories more attractive? We examined that question as to physical attractiveness, attractiveness as a casual date, as a long term date, and as a friend. Our research suggests the quality of the story matters only for females’ assessments of males as a long term date.

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Shelly E. Taylor