The creepy office guy approaches you in the break room and you’re immediately uncomfortable. What is it about him? The greasy hair? The weird laugh? The painfully awkward chit chat?
All of the above, says a new study. Though we’ve been identifying other people as “creepy” for generations, few definitions of what creepy actually is existed. But now, a new paper outlines the traits and behaviors that give some guys — yep, men score higher than women when it comes to ickiness — that creepy quality.