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Proof that women's chests really are a man's 'first fixation'
Daily Mail ^ | 06th September 2009 | Helen Down

Posted on 09/05/2009 11:40:46 PM PDT by Wardenclyffe

Women have long complained that their faces are often the last thing men look at – and now a scientific study has proved them right.

Researchers found that virtually half – 47 per cent – of men first glance at a woman’s chest. A third of the so-called ‘first fixations’ are on the waist and hips, while fewer than 20 per cent look at the face.

Not only are breasts often the first thing men look at, they also glance at them for longer than any other body part, the experts discovered.

It’s thought that the reason might be evolutionary, as women with larger chests and slim waists – such as opera singer Katherine Jenkins – have higher levels of the female hormone oestrogen, indicating greater fertility.

But the researchers conceded that there could be a more prosaic explanation. ‘Men may be looking more often at the breasts because they are simply aesthetically pleasing, regardless of the size,’ they said.

The scientists recorded which areas men looked at first, the number of times they looked, and how long their gaze lasted, using cameras and mirrors to measure tiny eye movements.

It also found that men began to gaze at the ‘components of the hourglass figure’ within 0.2 seconds.

(Excerpt) Read more at dailymail.co.uk ...


TOPICS: Miscellaneous
KEYWORDS: abeautifulpair; beauty; boobies; breasts; chest; chests; guiltypleasures; holycow; hooters; mamamia
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Scientist are also working on a theory to explain how they are continually awarded funding for studies that require no further study.

1 posted on 09/05/2009 11:40:46 PM PDT by Wardenclyffe
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To: Wardenclyffe
Udderly rediculous.
2 posted on 09/05/2009 11:44:17 PM PDT by Nachum (The complete Obama list at www.nachumlist.com)
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To: Wardenclyffe
"...that require no further study."

from my perspective, i couldn't disagree more! ;)

3 posted on 09/05/2009 11:45:13 PM PDT by robomatik
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To: Wardenclyffe

What was the topic......Wow.


4 posted on 09/05/2009 11:46:11 PM PDT by Electric Graffiti (Yonder stands your orphan with his gun)
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To: Wardenclyffe

But you know somebody somewhere is tired of listening to that mouth.


5 posted on 09/05/2009 11:47:30 PM PDT by HANG THE EXPENSE (Life is tough.It's tougher when you're stupid.)
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To: Electric Graffiti

I forgot as soon as I hit the “post” button. Something about scientists and 47% look at 27%...or something like that.


6 posted on 09/05/2009 11:50:25 PM PDT by Wardenclyffe
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To: Wardenclyffe

7 posted on 09/05/2009 11:50:28 PM PDT by Daffynition (A conclusion is the place where you got tired of thinking.)
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To: Wardenclyffe

what face?


8 posted on 09/05/2009 11:51:16 PM PDT by max americana (i)
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To: imahawk
Why would you listen to that mouth?
9 posted on 09/05/2009 11:53:33 PM PDT by datura ("Against all enemies, both foreign and domestic")
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To: Wardenclyffe; Daffynition; Slings and Arrows
The scientists recorded which areas men looked at first, the number of times they looked, and how long their gaze lasted, using cameras and mirrors to measure tiny eye movements.

Tiny eye movements? Ok...

10 posted on 09/05/2009 11:55:55 PM PDT by Wardenclyffe
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To: windcliff

What a titillating thread. Looks like we’ve been busted.


11 posted on 09/05/2009 11:56:43 PM PDT by I Drive Too Fast
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To: Wardenclyffe
"Men may be looking more often at the breasts because they are simply aesthetically pleasing, regardless of the size,’ "

That's my story and I'm sticking to it.
12 posted on 09/05/2009 11:57:33 PM PDT by Tainan (Cogito, ergo conservatus)
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To: Wardenclyffe

I might fund my own study, which will prove that beer is wet.

13 posted on 09/05/2009 11:58:46 PM PDT by MarineBrat (Fill your hands you sons of bitches!)
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To: numberonepal

#1 is not guilty.


14 posted on 09/05/2009 11:58:56 PM PDT by rabscuttle385 (So many Communists, so little time.)
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To: Wardenclyffe

Well, bear in mind that in science, even if something is well-known, if you want to talk about it, you need to have the data to show it, if for no other reason than many things which “everybody knows” turn out to be bunk. For about a bajillion examples, study any econ primer or textbook. Many people believe things about how an economy works which are totally false. Minimum wage laws *don’t* help low-skilled workers, trade deficits are meaningless, economies don’t suffer when money is sent overseas, free trade between nations actually makes nations wealthier and not poorer, etc.


15 posted on 09/06/2009 12:00:38 AM PDT by LifeComesFirst (Until the unborn are free, nobody is free.)
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To: Wardenclyffe

I think its a subconscious throwback to the good feelings we felt when we were nursed as infants from our mothers’ breasts. It goes away in your toddler years, then comes roaring back for the rest of your life once you hit puberty. God created Eve on the sixth day, and it was good!


16 posted on 09/06/2009 12:01:19 AM PDT by Karma Police (Praise the Lord and pass the ammunition!!!)
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To: Wardenclyffe
Somebody is going to get offended and either have the pictures deleted or the whole article, but let me make it perfectly clear, I read this ONLY for the article. Really.
17 posted on 09/06/2009 12:01:37 AM PDT by altair (When will we stop selecting our leaders based on the "lesser of two evils"?)
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To: Wardenclyffe

I’m a leg man.


18 posted on 09/06/2009 12:08:20 AM PDT by skimask
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To: skimask

Me too.


19 posted on 09/06/2009 12:13:29 AM PDT by Wardenclyffe
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To: altair

Gravity is not an enemy of a nice pair of legs.

20 posted on 09/06/2009 12:13:35 AM PDT by Loud Mime (Socialists always have a symbol: swastikas, hammers and sickles, and now barastikas)
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To: Wardenclyffe

21 posted on 09/06/2009 12:16:20 AM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet (I will raise $1 million for Sarah Palin if she runs; What will you do?)
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To: Wardenclyffe

Citation needed for a load improperly tied down ;)


22 posted on 09/06/2009 12:20:27 AM PDT by Electric Graffiti (Yonder stands your orphan with his gun)
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To: Wardenclyffe

I’m not up to speed on my celebrities...is she famous ?


23 posted on 09/06/2009 12:21:00 AM PDT by PLMerite (Speak Truth to Stupid.)
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To: Nachum

LMAO


24 posted on 09/06/2009 12:24:19 AM PDT by Gator113 (YES WE CAN.... http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7cMxJBenigY&feature=related)
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To: PLMerite
Quote from the article: "Lads' favourite: Kelly Brook is admired for her curves."

Don't ask me, I've never heard of her. But then again, I still think Raquel Welch, Ann Margret, and Barbara Eden are still hot. So what do I know?

25 posted on 09/06/2009 12:27:26 AM PDT by Wardenclyffe
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To: Wardenclyffe

26 posted on 09/06/2009 12:28:03 AM PDT by Daffynition (A conclusion is the place where you got tired of thinking.)
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To: Loud Mime
Gravity is not an enemy of a nice pair of legs.

Gravitating back to the title subject, I recall a Peter Sellers line from the hospital comedy, "Where Does it Hurt?". When his wife disparaged the attractions of his favorite nurse by saying, "without that brassiere they would sag to the floor", he responded, "On the contrary, it's the only thing preventing them from floating right up to the ceiling." ( Quote approximate. )

27 posted on 09/06/2009 12:29:20 AM PDT by dr_lew
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To: Wardenclyffe

Well, I like all the parts, but it’s tough to look at them all at the same time.


28 posted on 09/06/2009 12:29:35 AM PDT by Gator113 (YES WE CAN.... http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7cMxJBenigY&feature=related)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

One just like that .....says,

GOALS

Focus on your goals but don’t get caught focusing on your goals !


29 posted on 09/06/2009 12:33:47 AM PDT by Squantos (Be polite. Be professional. But have a plan to kill everyone you meet)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Here it is...........

http://imagecache2.allposters.com/images/152/3740.jpg


30 posted on 09/06/2009 12:35:14 AM PDT by Squantos (Be polite. Be professional. But have a plan to kill everyone you meet)
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To: Daffynition

Get a good look, Costanza?


31 posted on 09/06/2009 12:36:14 AM PDT by Defiant (Soetoroastrianism: Thus Spoke Barrythustra.)
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To: Wardenclyffe

bookmark


32 posted on 09/06/2009 12:39:34 AM PDT by GOP Poet
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To: Defiant
"At least now he'll look me in the eye..."


33 posted on 09/06/2009 12:44:01 AM PDT by Daffynition (A conclusion is the place where you got tired of thinking.)
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To: PLMerite

She is now!


34 posted on 09/06/2009 12:47:43 AM PDT by Semper Mark (TeddyCare was revealed to the world one cold night on the Chappaquiddick. R.I.P. Mary Jo Kopechne.)
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To: Wardenclyffe
Men and women are both driven by repoductive instince... and both look for a good provider for their childern...

In a mate, men are hard wired to look at women's breast and hips and women are hard wired look at a man's strengh, wealth and station ...it just the way it is

35 posted on 09/06/2009 12:56:18 AM PDT by tophat9000 (Obama plans to fix America like he fixed his dog)
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To: Wardenclyffe

How do I get one of these grants? I have all kinds of ideas for research along these lines. I just need the funding. Woohoo.


36 posted on 09/06/2009 1:01:55 AM PDT by Freedom_Is_Not_Free (Depression Countdown: 55... 54... 53...)
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To: Markos33
So it would appear, men are not the only ones who seem to be fixated on ample cleavage... Checking out the competition.


37 posted on 09/06/2009 1:06:27 AM PDT by Freedom_Is_Not_Free (Depression Countdown: 55... 54... 53...)
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To: Wardenclyffe

A quick Google image search revealed pictures of her that I like better...


38 posted on 09/06/2009 1:13:06 AM PDT by counterpunch (In this present crisis, government is not the solution to our problem. Government is the problem.)
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To: Daffynition

Buried somewhere in “My Picutres” file on my computer’s hard drive...
is a similar picture from a young 5-7 year old male at an event at
a Hooters Restaurant.

The few times I’ve run across the young gent’s fixation on the chest
of the Hooters lady...just tells me how silly the politically-correct
crowd is.


39 posted on 09/06/2009 1:13:16 AM PDT by VOA
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To: Wardenclyffe

40 posted on 09/06/2009 1:16:42 AM PDT by Lancey Howard
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To: Freedom_Is_Not_Free

Your post reminded me of the concept of flash vs. beauty. Perhaps it is the professional photographer in me, but I have always been attracted to beautiful eyes. Nothing beats looking at a good pair of peepers over a candle-lit dinner.

This photo of Audrey Hepburn was taken by master photographer Yusef Karsch (who did that famous portrait of Winston Churchill). The perfect lighting and pose draws your attention to that womans greatest beauty. I love this photo.

41 posted on 09/06/2009 1:18:59 AM PDT by Loud Mime (Just who is the racist now?)
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To: VOA
A classic


42 posted on 09/06/2009 1:19:56 AM PDT by Daffynition (A conclusion is the place where you got tired of thinking.)
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To: robomatik; Wardenclyffe; MarineBrat; Loud Mime; Daffynition; Freedom_Is_Not_Free; Lancey Howard
from my perspective, i couldn't disagree more! ;)

Does anyone know how to post a hologram?

43 posted on 09/06/2009 1:24:37 AM PDT by Paleo Conservative (I wonder why Solomon Ortiz (TX-27) is so afraid of talking with his constituents?)
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To: Paleo Conservative

Nope. Sorry. It may have to be in a GIF format already to work.


44 posted on 09/06/2009 1:28:36 AM PDT by Daffynition (A conclusion is the place where you got tired of thinking.)
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To: Wardenclyffe

this is such crap

I notice...first is vague glance they are not fat:

1) face-hair first..eyes first of that..eyes are the “tell” if they are worth pursuing no matter how fine they might be

2) breasts..yep

3) ass-legs close third

*this is old data...I hear now younger women often just sleep with guys for nothing..we had to work for “heaven”


45 posted on 09/06/2009 1:29:45 AM PDT by wardaddy (Bro has stumbled mightily but the media will rebuild him....)
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To: tophat9000
Men and women are both driven by reproductive instinct... and both look for a good provider for their children...

In a mate, men are hard wired to look at women's breast and hips and women are hard wired look at a man's strengh, wealth and station
crotch and car ...its just the way it is.

In the words of Nino 'Greaseman' Manelli, "massive hydraulics ropes 'em in EVERY time!"


46 posted on 09/06/2009 1:30:02 AM PDT by mkjessup (Hey Comrade 0bama? No documentation = No eligibility, ok? Now GTF out of OUR White House!!!)
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To: Daffynition

1. I salute your database/pictoral retreival abilities

2. And I laugh at the current “study”. As my awareness of Benton’s “Persephone”
was zero until I ran across an OLD article (”Life”?) that mentioned that
a study involving “eye-motion” tracking showed that the male of
my species instintively checked out a female’s chesty assets without
fail. Even when being presented with an obviously static image
like Benton’s “Persephone”.

The Politically-Correct crowd that’s outraged by this fundamental
asset to the continuation of the human species might as well be
fighting against other hard-core realities like gravity and other
fundamental laws of physical reality.

Fortunately my deal old mom and female relatives did gently (and inobtrusively)
instruct me that the ladies do like/love a bit of discretion in
the male of the species when it comes to an encounter with
“a lovely pair”.


47 posted on 09/06/2009 1:32:33 AM PDT by VOA
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To: VOA
As I typed to another poster the other day, on a similar thread .....can the reverse be true?

Susan couldn't help staring at Bob's enormous pens


48 posted on 09/06/2009 1:43:26 AM PDT by Daffynition (A conclusion is the place where you got tired of thinking.)
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To: Wardenclyffe
Proof that women's chests really are a man's 'first fixation'

Could it be, because that was your first encounter coming out of the womb?!

49 posted on 09/06/2009 1:52:05 AM PDT by danmar (Life is hard enough, even harder if you're stupid! John Wayne)
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To: Freedom_Is_Not_Free; shibumi
This sure ain't Harpo’s Sophia, and Mickey Hargitay was one lucky SOB.
50 posted on 09/06/2009 2:04:50 AM PDT by Semper Mark (TeddyCare was revealed to the world one cold night on the Chappaquiddick. R.I.P. Mary Jo Kopechne.)
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