International Journal of Humanities and Social Science

ISSN 2220-8488 (Print), 2221-0989 (Online) 10.30845/ijhss

Hispanic Women’s Use of Nonverbal Flirting Cues
Jeffrey S. McQuillen, Marcolfa Zamora McQuillen, Ruben D. Garza

A survey based on a 52-item, Likert-type questionnaire was used to determine the nonverbal cues most frequently employed by women when flirting. Six nonverbal variables were examined to determine their relation to flirting behavior in women. Eye gazing and smiling were found to be the most widely used nonverbal cues. Smoking, drinking, style of dress, and perceived level of attractiveness were found to have significant relation to flirting behavior.

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