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It turns out that both women and men value traits such as kindness, warmth, a good sense of humour, and understanding in a potential partner – in other words, we prefer people we perceive as nice.Being nice can even make a person seem more physically attractive.As a psychologist who has studied attraction, I felt certain that science could offer a better understanding of romantic attraction than all the self-help experts, pick-up artists and agony aunts in the world.And so I began researching the science of how we form relationships.We’re all motivated to think that our views of the world are right and when someone disagrees with us, we feel uncomfortable in their presence.But when someone agrees with us, they validate our worldviews and as result we want continuing contact with that person.
Human psychology is too complex to reduce to rules or laws of attraction – but that’s not the same as saying that there’s nothing to be gained from understanding the processes involved in attraction.
Love Is Blind But of course, the social context matters as well.
Consuming alcohol, for example, really can make everyone else appear more physically attractive.
But physical attractiveness matters most in the absence of social interaction.
Once social interaction takes place, other traits come into their own.