Often these are followed by a proliferation of articles and blog posts treating the results as facts.
Google "wearing red on your dating profile" and you'll see.
As such, Nicolas Gueguen and Celine Jacob of the Universite´ de Bretagne-Sud wanted to investigate whether the same effect would translate in a more static experimental condition.
That is, a context that is devoid of the human spark.
The effect was statistically significant, and translated into an increase ranging from 4 to 6.1 percent, with the colors red and black demonstrating the largest difference.
The authors maintain that whether it is biology or culture that is driving the relationship between color and male interest, the study has the potential to deepen our understanding of the power of red. is a licensed Clinical Psychologist in Washington, DC, and an expert on relationships, managing anxiety and stress, and building health and resilience. Mehta provides speaking engagements for your organization and psychotherapy for adults.
Indeed, these days it can be surprisingly difficult to find a partner who shares your values, let alone an Irish man or woman who you actually Christian blogger Rebecca Vandemark (33), who says that “my partner’s faith is the most important aspect when considering who I date,” thinks that part of the complexity of Christian dating is age, saying that the “church is not equipped to handle singles over the age of twenty-five.” Christian author Carrie Lloyd (34) agrees, adding that gender can also come into play.
I touch on this in my article here: I read about these studies and catch so many flaws in the research methods.
In both instances, scarlet appears to be a signal of women's receptivity. She has successfully worked with individuals struggling with depression, anxiety, and life transitions, with a growing specialization in recovery from trauma and abuse. Mehta is also the author of the forthcoming book Thanks for writing about this interesting study.