The Sneaky Motive Behind His Smile

Watch it. His smile might have ulterior motives.Watch it. His smile might have ulterior motives.You might want to think about it the next time your guy flashes you a sly smile while asking for a favor. According to researchers at the University of Granada, women are more likely to comply with a man's request-even a derogatory one-if he flashes his pearly whites.

By Meagan Morris

In the study, a man doled out commanding instructions to various women. The women did what he asked (and often adopted a submissive posture) if he smiled while he made his request. Researchers theorize that a smile gives off an air of friendliness-dubbed as "perceived warmth."

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While we're all about friendliness, this sort of domination can spell trouble for women at work. One way to stop it from happening to you? Be aware of this sneaky guy-move.

So, be confident-and don't let that guy in accounting get away with that outlandish request because he looks so adorable when he smiles.

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