The Biomotion Lab at Queen’s University in Ontario is running an experiment to figure out what cues people use to tell the sex of a moving figure. You can help! Watch the line-and-dot animations they’ve created, and telling them whether you think each figure is a man or a woman.
Are you a heterosexual woman? University of Liverpool psychologists Minna Lyons and Jessica Green would love you to help them figure out how a woman’s personality affects how she chooses a partner. The anonymous survey takes about 10 to 20 minutes to complete.
If you needed any more reasons to sign up for Firefly Watch, check out the stunning time lapse video of male firefly courtship displays filmed in the Great Smoky Mountains last year, now up at the New York Times as part of their Summer of Science.
Are you a woman with opinions about sex? For her doctoral work in Psychology at James Cook University, Hollie Baxter is running a survey to learn more about women’s attitudes about sexual relationships. If you’re a woman over the age of 18 of any sexual orientation, single or hooked up, she wants to hear from you.