The Science of Sexy

It's often said that beauty is in the eye of the beholder, but scientists have found some evidence to the contrary. Check out this playlist to learn more about the science of sex appeal.

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Science of Sex Appeal: A Sexy Walk

What defines a sexy walk? See how men and women change their gait when they think eyes are watching.


What defines a sexy walk? See how men and women change their gait when they think eyes are watching.
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Science of Sex Appeal: A Sexy Walk

What are the most attractive facial features of men and women according to science? Discovery Channel's "The Science of Sex Appeal" takes a look.
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Science of Sex Appeal: Attractive Facial Features

There's no such thing as attractive male odor, unless the woman is ovulating. Watch this smelly experiment in Discovery Channel's "The Science of Sex Appeal."
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Science of Sex Appeal: Attractive Male Odor

Sex appeal has been scientifically proven to be a biological imperative. Evolution controls our desires. Learn more about this enticing subject in Discovery Channel's "The Science of Sex Appeal."
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Science of Sex Appeal: Biological Sex Appeal

In order to determine if we can be physically attracted to our close family members, Lisa DeBryne is conducting a facial recognition experiment.  Watch more in this clip from Discovery Channel's "The Science of Sex Appeal."
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Science of Sex Appeal: Facial Recognition Experiment

When it comes to facial attractiveness, symmetry plays a big role according to this experiment. Watch more in this video from Discovery Channel's "The Science of Sex Appeal."
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Science of Sex Appeal: Facial Symmetry Importance

Could copulance be a hidden weapon in women's armory of attraction? Men seem to lose all ability to think clearly when exposed. Learn more from Discovery Channel's "The Science of Sex Appeal."
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Science of Sex Appeal: Female Copulance

It may be no surprise that bare skin and exaggerated dance movements cause male testosterone to rise. Watch how female flirtation techniques change during ovulation in this video from Discovery Channel's "The Science of Sex Appeal."
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Science of Sex Appeal: Flirting Females

Can humans love for life? According to professor Helen Fisher, there are signs of it all around us. Watch more in this clip from Discovery Channel's "The Science of Sex Appeal."
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Science of Sex Appeal: Love for Life

Are humans biologically programmed to mate for life? Learn some of the surprises of human mating strategies in this video from Discovery Channel's "The Science of Sex Appeal."
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Science of Sex Appeal: Mating for Life

While scouting for an attractive partner, you might have to settle for someone "in your league." Watch a mate selection experiment in this video from Discovery Channel's "The Science of Sex Appeal."
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Science of Sex Appeal: Out of Your League?

What differs in our brain when we fall in love? Is there a difference between just lusty sex and love? Find out in this clip from Discovery Channel's "The Science of Sex Appeal."
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Science of Sex Appeal: Sex vs. Love

What types of body movements are considered sexy? Watch a study of human body motions in Discovery Channel's "The Science of Sex Appeal."
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Science of Sex Appeal: Sexy Body Motions

What makes a voice attractive? Discover what qualities are most desired by the opposite sex in Discovery Channel's "The Science of Sex Appeal."
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Science of Sex Appeal: Sexy Voices

Why is the shape of the body so important? Scientist Carrie Johnson has determined certain shapes that drive us wild. Learn more in Discovery Channel's "The Science of Sex Appeal."
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Science of Sex Appeal: Shapely Figures

Watch this experiment of skin attractiveness, and the signals the skin can send in this clip from Discovery Channel's "The Science of Sex Appeal."
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Science of Sex Appeal: Skin Signals

Testosterone and dopamine drive sexual behavior. What's the difference? Find out in this video from Discovery Channel's "The Science of Sex Appeal."
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Science of Sex Appeal: Testosterone vs. Dopamine

Research has shown that a woman's sense of smell protects her from mating with a relative. Find out how in Discovery Channel's "The Science of Sex Appeal."
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Science of Sex Appeal: Unsexy Scents

Why are women more selective than men? It's biological. Find out why in this video from Discovery Channel's "The Science of Sex Appeal."
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Science of Sex Appeal: Women Are Choosier

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Science of Sex Appeal: A Sexy Walk

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Science of Sex Appeal: Female Copulance

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Science of Sex Appeal: Biological Sex Appeal

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Science of Sex Appeal: Flirting Females

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Science of Sex Appeal: Attractive Facial Features

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Science of Sex Appeal: Sexy Body Motions

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Science of Sex Appeal: Sexy Voices

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Science of Sex Appeal: Mating for Life

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Science of Sex Appeal: Attractive Male Odor

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Science of Sex Appeal: Sex vs. Love

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Science of Sex Appeal: Facial Symmetry Importance

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