Male speech patterns change with female fertility, claims study
The amount of effort men put into being witty when talking to women depends on how fertile the member of the opposite sex is, according to a study.
Researchers from Florida State University studied how men spoke to women when they were at different points in their menstrual cycle and found the more fertile the women were, the more the men varied their sentence structure.
The observations were surprising as the researchers expected the results to be the opposite, as previous studies have shown that when men are attracted to women they tend to mirror their behaviour. ...