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From: The Vancouver Sun

UBC study finds happy smiling men least sexually attractive to women

The Vancouver Sun:

Happy smiling men are consistently rated least attractive by women when compared to proud or brooding men, according to a new study from the University of British Columbia.

The finding, published today (Tuesday) in the journal Emotion, goes a long way toward explaining the sexual allure of dark characters such as the brooding Twilight vampire Edward Cullen or the tortured and shamed Jim Stark in James Dean’s Rebel Without a Cause.

The finding lends credence to the idea that women “shop” for genes for their offspring from the most successful males they can find.

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