Empathetic boys get 1.8 more girlfriends

New study finds teenage boys who show empathy towards members of the opposite sex likely to have more female friends.

 

Good guys listen up, you may not always come last after all. A recent study by the Institute for Positive Psychology and Education at the Australian Catholic University shows that empathetic boys are more likely to attract members of the opposite sex than their callous counterparts. The study is the first of its kind and examines the extent to which males and females choose their classmates based on empathetic qualities

 

by Jack Greenhalgh