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Love à la Darwin: Episode 4 - Happiness Made to Measure

Love à la Darwin: Episode 4 - Happiness Made to Measure

Women find tall men attractive, and a curvaceous body is considered to be feminine, but is it possible to describe love in terms of vital statistics? At least the basic foundations of sexual attraction between individuals are governed by these physical characteristics. Christine and Oliver test their chances for love on the basis of their vital statistics. Can their love stand the test of these superficial factors this time, too?

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Georg-August-Universität Göttingen
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Life Sciences
Keywords
DFG Science TV, 2009, love, Darwin, partner preferences, physical features, tall, broad shoulders, ideal, curves, instincts
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Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft

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