Women who want more kids look more feminine. Nov 2011

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Summary: <p>How beauty is contributing to the worldwide population explosion, why men turn into idiots when a woman steps into the room, and why <a href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F-bsf2x-aeE">Meg Ryan was right</a>: how frequently do women fake orgasm and why do they do it? </p><p><audio><br> </audio><br> </p><p><a href="http://www.archive.org/download/PsychologyOfAttractiveness201111/PAP-2011-11.mp3">Download the MP3</a> </p><p><b>Rate me!</b><br> Rate, review, or listen <a href="http://www.robertburriss.com/itunes">in iTunes</a> or <a href="http://www.stitcher.com/s?fid=63199&amp;refid=stpr">in Stitcher.</a><br> </p><img src="https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/-B0CzLGa75_U/TtOqf2SURsI/AAAAAAAABew/PTAFcxyVovY/s400-Ic42/83848.jpg"> <br> <p><i>From Miriam Law-Smith's study, composite faces of 18 women with lowest ‘ideal number of children’ (left) and 18 women with highest ‘ideal number of children’ (right). </i></p><p><b>The articles covered in the show: </b></p><p>Law Smith, M. J., Deady, D. K., Moore, F. R., Jones, B. C., Cornwell, R. E., Stirrat, M., et al. (in press). Maternal tendencies in women are associated with oestrogen levels and facial femininity. <span style="font-style: italic;">Hormones and Behavior. </span><a href="http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.yhbeh.2011.09.005">Read summary</a></p><p>Nauts, S., Metzmacher, M., Verwijmeren, T., Rommeswinkel, V., &amp; Karremans, J. C. (in press). The mere anticipation of an interaction with a woman can impair men’s cognitive performance. <span style="font-style: italic;">Archives of Sexual Behavior.</span> <a href="http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10508-011-9860-z">Read summary</a></p><p>Kaighobadi, F., Shackelford, T. K., &amp; Weekes-Shackelford, V. A. (in press). Do women pretend orgasm to retain a mate? <span style="font-style: italic;">Archives of Sexual Behavior. </span><a href="http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10508-011-9874-6">Read summary</a></p>