7 Ways Science Will Help You Get Laid

1. If You Want To Impress Your Date Get There First

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Forget what you know about "treat 'em mean, keep 'em keen" or even "fashionably late", because if you want your date to like you then you should get to the bar/restaurant/skydiving centre first.

This is a cognitive little trick that forces them to approach you, mimicking the experience of choice in their brain. I mean, it's probably imperative that they're approaching you by choice anyway, but it just gives them the extra psychological nudge that they're pleased to see you.

Data from speed dating experiments found that the partners that were sat at tables being approached tend to be better liked than the the ones that rotated around and did the approaching. So to be successful in love, you have to get them to come to you.

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