Evolutionary psychologist Nick Neave filmed men dancing, converted the videos into dancing avatars and asked women to rate the avatars’ dancing ability. The researchers found that the highly-rated male dancers had some moves in common. (Some advice: Shake that right knee.) Tracy Inman, co-director of The Ailey School, has trained thousands of dancers and responds to the findings.
Originally published September 10, 2010
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Flora Lichtman was the host of the podcast Every Little Thing. She’s a former Science Friday multimedia producer.