Female “word elongation” is the topic of an Atlantic article and an academic study this week.“When people talk, they use intonation in a number of varied and subtle ways,” a linguist told the Atlantic’s Jen Doll.Also, 51.9 % parents who took the survey said that talking face to face was preferable, and only 7.1% parents said SMSing was okay.But how do you decide on your life partner via chats, you ask? Chatting is less awkward: Rohit Sharma, a senior consultant with an MNC, tells us, "My parents wanted me to talk to this girl, and gave me her number.
I've been asked to speak to you, etc.' I was confused about how to strike a conversation. I'm more comfortable talking to strangers over messages than on the phone.
While parents still prefer that a guy and a girl communicate over the phone or in person, for the prospective brides and grooms, Whatsapp is what they prefer to judge compatibility.
According to a survey by on the changing choices of communication between the two generations, 40.4% of parents said they still prefer to talk on the phone, while 35.3% children prefer Whatsapp.
In a report on their findings the researchers said: 'We conclude men's cognitive functioning may temporarily decline after an interaction with an attractive woman.' Psychologist Dr George Fieldman, a member of the British Psychological Society, said the findings reflect the fact that men are programmed to think about ways to pass on their genes.
'When a man meets a pretty woman, he is what we call 'reproductively focused'.