High Heeled Shoes: History of the Trend, Risks...

Why do women wear high heeled shoes?  According to Smith and Helms, the tendency to wear high heels is motivated by a general psychological mechanism that drives women to engage in cultural practices that make them desirable to men (1).  High heeled shoes make women seemingly more appealing to men by shortening the calf, shortening the stride, lengthening the leg, toning the legs and making the foot appear... Read More