The average man will spend almost 43 minutes a day staring at ten different women
The average man will spend almost 43 minutes a day staring at ten different women, according to researchers at Kodak Lens Vision Centres who polled 3,000 people.
This means that over the course of a year, men spend up to 259 hours checking out women. Over the course of their adult life, this makes a grand total of 11 months and 11 days.
But researchers found that the men are not the only ones admiring the opposite sex: women spend 20 minutes per day checking out men, making ogling an activity that’s popular with both sexes.
Mark Ireland, spokesman for Kodak Lens Vision Centres, said: “Men are renowned for looking at women but it’s interesting to find out exactly how long they spend eyeing girls up. A year of their life is a long time to spend with their eyes fixed on the opposite sex.”
“However, men have their work cut out if they are going to impress a woman as they spend half the amount of time gazing at guys.”
The poll also revealed the supermarket as the location for the most ogling, followed by a pub and nightclub. Females rely on the traditional “ogling hotspots” with pubs or bars their most popular locations.
But whilst the majority of men and women feel flattered at being gazed at, guys are more likely to enjoy it with 19 per cent saying it makes them feel happy, compared to just nine per cent of women.
However, the staring has worked for some, with 35 per cent of those polled admitting they started a relationship with someone they had once eyed-up.
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