What is the attraction: five psychological tricks

According to psychologists, the attractiveness is almost independent from the external data, stylish clothes and other material things, writes “New time” with reference to the website MyDomaine.

The attractiveness lies in self-confidence, sincerity, ability to present yourself and other personality traits. Scientists propose simple tricks that will help raise self-esteem and become more charming personality.

  • Smile when you look in the mirror. According to a 2009 study from Cardiff University in Wales, people who smile too much, I feel much happier. In addition, the psychologist Seiden Francis explains that our brains are programmed to interpret a smile as a sign of friendliness, openness and attractiveness, even when we see a reflection of yourself.
  • Say to oneself. Studies of the University of Illinois showed that confident and successful people are often talking to myself out loud before the big event. Exactly the same as if you were encouraging a friend, try to talk with them and to boost morale.
  • Wear red. How to tell the scientists from the University of Rochester, the color red is associated with passion, sensuality and power. It is not surprising that men are more attracted to women in red. Scientists propose to acquire red lipstick, clothing, or accessories.
  • Hold the posture. It turns out that straightening of the spine is not just a beneficial effect on health. A study of the Association for psychological science in 2010 showed that people who sat right, felt lower levels of cortisol – the stress hormone and feel more confident.
  • Think about a time when you felt most confident. In a study published in the journal of Experimental Social Psychology, researchers reported that “simply asking participants to recall when they felt confident” had a huge impact on how someone is perceived. Before you write a letter of application for a job or interview, participants were asked to think about a time when they felt most confident. The result? Independent judges overwhelmingly preferred the “strong” personalities, which, as a rule, seemed more convincing.

Recall, the tone of voice of a person depends on the social status of the interlocutor.