If you had a choice, which would you choose - skydiving or go on a first date?   Turns out they both impact the human body in much the same way!

For some people the thrill of the chase is more exciting than actually being in a relationship and now scientists say the believe they know why.

We know such folks as "Adrenaline-junkies" and now scientists do too. University researchers put study participants through a number of thrilling experiences as they wore heart monitors. They found the average heart rate of a person doing indoor skydiving was 111 beats per minute which it happens is comparable to the average heart rate of a person on a blind date-- which is about 106 beats per minute.

The scientists also surveyed 2,000 British adults, and found 54 percent consider going on a first date a thrilling experience, and about 17 percent say they enjoy the rush of an initial encounter with someone. Just imagine the heart pounding experience of skydiving on a first blind date!  (Daily Mail)


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