Your perceived level of honesty changes how attractive women think you are.
Even when knowing nothing else about you, women are likely to find you more physically attractive if they believe you have positive personality traits. One study published in the journal Personal Relationships paired yearbook photos with various kinds of personality descriptions (positive, negative and neutral) and found that women were more likely to view men with positive traits as potential friends, which also made them more willing to date those men, and then made them rate those men as more attractive. Another study, this one in the Journal of Research in Personality, found that in a similar scenario, people judged a photo of a supposedly honest person as more attractive, more physically fit and healthier than the same photo of a supposedly dishonest person.
It begins, “Do you remember?” — and we supply the memories. Dan Charnas tells the origin story of the Earth, Wind & Fire hit that still unites generations on the dance floor.