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Can you identify a look as love or lust?

April 10, 2008 12:00:00 AM PDT
Do you know the look of love or lust? Scientists think they do.Three universities surveyed about 700 heterosexual people. They found that a majority correctly identified the sexual attitudes of a group of men and women in their 20s after being shows photographs or facial images.

On men, a square jaw, large nose and small eyes was found to have the look of lust. Women who were more prone to short-term sexual relationships had wide eyes and large lips.

The study is in the journal Evolution and Human Behavior.


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