Here’s what they did – they split a bunch of college students into two groups. The first group listened to an audio lecture while looking at a still picture of a very attractive teacher. The second group heard the same spiel, but they were looking at a pic of a not-so-hot instructor.
After the lecture, everybody took a test. Those who had been staring at the babe scored higher than those who had to look at the ugly mug. Therefore, researchers say “attractive teachers are associated with more learning.” Now you know.