Why you should care
Maybe you should be taking voice lessons instead of hitting the gym.
“From the ancient Greek sirens to crooner Barry White to Notre Dame linebacker Manti Te’o, artists and lovers have long recognized the seductive powers of the human voice. But scientists are only beginning to discover just how closely linked voice and attraction may be…” so wrote OZY Editor Sean Braswell in one of our site’s most abidingly popular stories about voice and physical attraction. We knew the idea would capture the imaginations of people on the street, so we asked people in New York, Manila and London to tell us: Can you tell if you will find someone physically attractive merely by hearing his or her voice?