Why do straight men devote so much headspace to those big, bulbous bags of fat drooping from women's chests? Scientists have never satisfactorily explained men's curious breast fixation, but theorists are gonna theorize. Mammary glands are a defining feature of mammals, but humans seem unique in granting mammaries a large sexual role.
What are breasts for? One is to make milk for babies. The other is to make the girl look grown-up and attractive.
Incultural anthropologist Katherine Dettwyler wrote a book called " Breastfeeding: Bicultural Perspectives. Those she fell into conversation with regarded the behavior as "unnatural," even "perverted. Years earlier, anthropologist Clellan Ford and ethnologist Frank Beach conducted a study of cultures.
Maybe the opposition to this day was justified. Breast cancer survivors who have had their breasts removed may not want a national no bra day to be associated with their struggle. Why is it that I live in a world where I have to tell my daughter to cover up but her male equivalent can run around with his shirt off?
Mate preferences are context-dependent and may vary with different ecological conditions and raters. As predicted, men with higher SOI-R scores unrestricted generally gave higher ratings than did men who scored lower on the SOI-R restrictedbut the difference was significant only at larger breast sizes. We also found that medium to large sizes were rated as the most attractive by both male groups and that viewing angle changed rating of female attractiveness and breast presented in oblique view were rated generally higher than in side view.
Verified by Psychology Today. The Human Beast. If men have sex on the brain, they are not alone.
Breasts are everywhere. But at the same time, women are also told to hide their breasts. Dress codes that permit men to wear revealing tops or no tops at all often prohibit women from showing cleavage.
As a paraphiliabreast fetishism also known as mastofactbreast partialismor mazophilia  is a highly atypical sexual interest focused on female breasts see partialism. The breasts play roles in both sexual pleasure and reproduction. Scientists have hypothesized that non- paraphilic sexual attraction to breasts is the result of their function as a secondary sex characteristic. For instance, zoologist and ethologist Desmond Morris theorizes that cleavage is a sexual signal that imitates the image of the cleft between the buttockswhich according to Morris in The Naked Ape is also unique to humans, other primates as a rule having much flatter buttocks.
How many times have we seen a man talking to a curvaceous woman only to have her point to her own eyes and say "Hey, buddy, up here! It's funny -- or, at least, it was funny the first dozen times we saw it -- because it's true. The male eye does have a way of drifting south.