Women’s tears may send a sexual message in addition to an emotional one, study finds


This is a “no duh”.  Really, if you have to have a scientist tell you this, you probably aren’t getting any to begin with.

A team of Israeli researchers believes that tears, in addition to everything else they convey, send a sexual message that can be summarized as: “Now’s not a good time.” In a study published online Thursday by the journal Science, the researchers report that men who sniff tears cried by sad women experience a temporary decline in both sexual arousal and circulating testosterone, a hormone tied to libido.

Women’s tears may send a sexual message in addition to an emotional one, study finds.

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Posted on January 6, 2011, in Wacky Odds and Ends. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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