Everything from ivory to rubber has been used to augment breasts since the beginning of the 20th century. "I think it's because there’s a growing awareness that there is a solution to something that's extra troubling to men of all ages.Nothing worked well (one of the first experimental substances, paraffin, had particularly bad results, with breasts that grew hard and lumpy and high rates of infection) until the Dow Corning Corporation developed the first silicone breast implants in 1961. It can have a tremendous psychological effect on young men going through puberty." In fact, the popularity of such procedures is growing so fast that Gilman believes there will come a point in the next 10 years or so where people will wonder why you didn't have a cosmetic procedure if you have sagging skin under your jaw or lines around your eyes.
Plenty of psychological research shows that people are more likely to stop and sample something like jam if there are many flavors to pick from.The findings also point out ways that the industry might serve its clients better."The fact that online dating exists is a boon for singles, and it is a great addition to the way singles can meet potential partners," said Eli Finkel, a social psychologist at Northwestern University in Chicago.Eventually, sites might get better at facilitating relationships.Scripts that guided people through their first meeting could help enhance attraction, said Arthur Aron, a social neuroscientist at Stony Brook University in New York.