Romantic music boosts men’s chances with the ladies
The surest way to a woman’s heart may be through her ears. In a study published in the July issue of Psychology of Music, researchers at the University of Southern Brittany in France exposed single 18- to 20-year-old women to either music with romantic lyrics or neutral lyrics while they waited to complete a taste test with a 20-year-old male research assistant posing as another student volunteer. During a break, the male confederate asked the female participants for their phone number. Fifty-two percent of the women who heard romantic music said yes compared with only 28 percent who heard neutral music—something to think about next time you’re playing the jukebox.
(See the full article here: http://www.scientificamerican.com/article.cfm?id=love-is-in-the-air)
Next time you can’t guarantee a positive response, this simple trick could just boost your chances. They say you are more inclined to drive fast when you are listening to songs with a faster tempo. Music is a sort of social force. The right choice of it could influence your mood into doing things you wouldn’t otherwise do!