Tuesday, April 9, 2013

"Science" Proves Something You Probably Could Have Guessed Regarding Penis Size

Posted By on Tue, Apr 9, 2013 at 10:12 AM

Nice to know that Canada and Australia have teamed up to compile information that every human being already assumed to be true...women find men with larger penises more attractive than their less-endowed counterparts:

So Mautz and his team, working at the Australian National University, designed an experiment in hopes of settling the controversy. They created 49 unique, computer-generated, nude, life-sized male figures. Each figure varied in three traits: height, shoulder-hip ratio and flaccid penis size.

The researchers then displayed all the figures to 105 Australian women with an average age of 26. The women, who were not told which traits varied, were asked to rate the attractiveness of the figures as sexual partners on a scale of 1-7. The women were alone in the room and their responses were anonymous.

As past studies have shown, women prefer tall men with broad shoulders and narrow hips, like an Olympic swimmer. But when Mautz controlled for those variables, it turned out that penis size (overall length and girth) was about as important as stature.

“As you increase penis size, the amount of attractiveness scores gets bigger” in a linear fashion, he explained, until 7.6 centimeters, or 3 inches. After three inches, attractiveness still increased, but in smaller increments.

Not only were the ratings higher, but the women also spent more time gazing at the generously endowed figures, a sign they preferred looking at them as opposed to figures with smaller penises.

The good (?) news, I guess? If you're a man larger than three inches in length, you've made it over the general attractiveness ledge to where the ratio of size/likelihood-any-woman-will-ever-want-you levels out. That's something, right?

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