For both men and women, wearing revealing attire causes them to be seen as more sensitive but less competent, says a new study by University of Maryland psychologist Kurt Gray and colleagues from Yale and Northeastern University. In an article published Nov. Past research, feminist theory and parental admonishments all have long suggested that when men see a woman wearing little or nothing, they focus on her body and think less of her mind. The new findings by Gray, et al. It also calls into question the nature of objectification because people without clothes are not seen as mindless objects, but they are instead attributed a different kind of mind," says UMD's Gray. Simply focusing on someone's attractiveness, in essence concentrating on their body rather than their mind, makes you see him or her as less of an agent [someone who acts and plans] and more of an experiencer.
D, author of Having Sex, Wanting Intimacy. But while the butt-naked you may not be hitting the same arousal buttons as her bared bod does in your eyes, you can be sure that she is checking you out nonetheless. All of you. So when you drop trou in her presence, keep the following intel in mind. Are they clean? Pay attention to basic grooming and trimming.
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Last year in a post about the truism "sex sells," I asked:. Instead, we see, primarily, women sold to presumably heterosexual men. So what are we selling, exactly, if not "sex"? I argued that what was really being sold was men's presumably heterosexual sexual subjectivity, the experience of being a person in the world who was presented with images that were for his titillation.