Women Prefer Dancers

Heterosexual women associated male dancing ability with strength and dominance. Dancing functions in humans similarly to how dance is an important mating ritual in numerous animals in the wild. Research suggests that dancing emits primal signals of health, vigor, and strength.

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  1. Biologists and anthropologists say dancing is an important element of courtship for many species including humans. 00:23

  2. Research showed that women use dancing ability to assess male strength and dominance. 01:15

  3. Head-banging was identified as the least appealing dance moves to women in a study. 01:51

Written by Curiosity Staff June 3, 2015