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A study by leading global e-learning platform Preply has revealed the most attractive languages based on heart rates, with Italian proven to be the most scientifically sensual language of all time.

Preply combined a variety of chat-up lines in different languages and worked with participants willing to get their hearts racing for the sake of science. Participants were fitted with heart rate monitors and asked to listen to the different flirtatious clips whilst having their pulse analysed.

Preply then compared participants resting heart rate, at an average of 65 bpm, with their heart rate whilst listening to the chat-up lines to determine the increase in bpm.

The language that came out on top was Italian; with participants experiencing a 23% uplift in heart rates from 65 bpm to 80 bpm. This was followed by Portuguese (20% increase from 65 bpm to 78 bpm) and French (18% increase from 65 bpm to 77 bpm). Russian and Greek made up the top...

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