Saturday, May 29, 2010

The Analytical Belling

Milwaukee's late-afternoon host tends to obsess over his "analytical" abilities.

Well, now, there's a study out there...

...Researcher Dr Lorenza Colzato, of Leiden University in the Netherlands, said: 'This is the first time that scientific proof has been found for the existence of a gaydar mechanism amongst homosexuals.

‘This perceptual skill allows homosexuals to recognise other gay people faster and we think it's because they are much more analytic than heterosexuals.'

Interesting study. I happen to disagree that 'because A, then B'; it's likely that analytical abilities result from training and experience. In fact, for the fun of it, I'd argue that analytical abilities co-exist with sensitive people of ALL persuasions and are merely enhanced by experience and training.

But it's interesting.

HT: Hot Air


Headless Blogger said...

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neomom said...

I'm with Dad on this one. "Gaydar" is no different an analytical skill than when folks can detect other traits in people based on their experiences.

ie - dating as one example. Have a bad experience with someone controlling? Bet the senses are on "high alert" for those traits in future relationships