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16 November 2009 @ 10:08 am
Romantic Rivalries Stir Religious Feelings  
I love to read/listen news in the morning. And sometimes find something interesting.

This is from Yahoo news:

Rivals on the dating scene could make one feel closer to God, according to new research that suggests one's religiousness may be more closely related to mating strategies than previously known.

In experiments with 269 college students, researchers found that both men and women apparently felt more religious when they saw attractive potential competitors.

Full article: news.yahoo.com/s/livescience/20091116/sc_livescience/romanticrivalriesstirreligiousfeelings
 
 
 
Ирочка - tempo giustoirinaklay on November 16th, 2009 06:44 pm (UTC)
This is very interesting. I remember reading that the opposite was also true - religious people are happier in love. There's definitely something to it, if you ask me...