And now, of all things, the fertility cycle.
Exotic dancers make more money during the week or so before they begin their period than at any other time of the month.
So it appears that exotic dancers, and perhaps all women, can best win the hearts and wallets of men in the days just before their periods.
Naturally, industry insiders are interested.
“If you could emulate that subconscious sense, that scent, and put it in a cologne, maybe we could wear it all the time and get more tips,” said Angelina Spencer, a former dancer now serving as executive director of the Association of Club Executives, a national trade association for adult nightclubs. “I think it warrants more research.”
Miller calls his study the first real-world economic evidence that men are subconsciously sensitive to the female cycle. Dancers appear more attractive to club patrons just before ovulation because they “signal” or “leak” signs of their peak fertility, Miller writes.
Proving the same point in reverse, dancers taking birth control pills showed no considerable increase in tips during estrus. This presumably is because contraceptive pills mimic the effects of pregnancy and minimize the hormonal fluctuations that seem to woo men looking for an able mate, or at least a lap dance.
Dancers using oral contraceptives made about $193 in tips per shift, Miller reports. Women who weren’t on the pill made about $80 more. –Herrald.net