Here’s a bizarrely specific scientific tip that can help make your openers a success. When you’re making first contact with a potential romantic partner, approach from their right side and try to speak into their right ear. A study by Italian researchers from the University Gabrielle d’Annunzio determined that both men and women are more likely to respond favorably to a request if it’s made into the right ear than into the left, especially in a noisy location like a bar or club. Because the left brain is the hemisphere that processes verbal information, your words are more likely to be heard and evoke a positive response in the right ear – unless you’re still using those cheesy old pick-up lines.
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