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Alcohol Makes You Think You're More Attractive

Alcohol Makes You Think You're More Attractive

A new study shows that a drink or two will make people more arrogant about their looks

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Alcohol, Making People Think They're Attractive

We all know the perils of beer goggles, especially when you're one of the few stragglers at the bar at last call, but apparently booze can also up your own self-esteem.

In a study to be published in British Journal of Psychology. a group of French researchers surveyed a group of people at a local bar (plus held some experiments in the lab), and asked subjects to rate their attractiveness.

Researchers found that the more alcohol the subjects had in their system, the more attractive they rated themselves.

This self-confidence, however, has more to do with the amount people think they've been drinking, as opposed to the actual alcohol content. In a second lab study, 94 subjects were invited to try a fruit cocktail. While everyone was given alcohol, half the volunteers were told they were given an alcoholic drink and the other half believed they were given a non-alcoholic cocktail.

Afterward, the subjects watched themselves on film and had to give an assessment. The first group gave themselves higher ratings than the second.

"Our study shows that the mere fact of believing that you have drunk alcohol makes you feel more attractive. The alcohol dose has no effect in itself," psychologist Laurent Begue said.

So, a little alcohol at a bar and everyone thinks they're God's gift to Earth? This explains a lot.


Beer goggles: Can alcohol make people look more attractive?

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If you say that someone is wearing beer goggles, you mean that they have been drinking so much alcohol that they think someone is more sexually attractive than they really are.

Researchers from the Universities of St Andrews and Glasgow seem to concur:

. men and women who have consumed a moderate amount of alcohol find the faces of members of the opposite sex 25% more attractive than their sober counterparts.

Professor Barry Jones said his study suggests that alcohol boosts the activity of the part of the human brain which is used to determine facial attractiveness, the nucleus accumbens.

Lewis Halsey of Roehampton University in London also supports beer googles :

Drinking alcohol hurts our ability to detect asymmetrical faces.

What's more, the data suggest that men were less prone to losing their symmetry-detecting ability when intoxicated than women.

However, Vincent Egan from the University of Leicester, says different and debunks beer goggles in his study:

. found that alcohol actually has the opposite effect and made men see women as less attractive.

My question:
Can alcohol influence your brain in such a way that ugly ducklings transform into beauties?


Beer goggles: Can alcohol make people look more attractive?

Image Source

If you say that someone is wearing beer goggles, you mean that they have been drinking so much alcohol that they think someone is more sexually attractive than they really are.

Researchers from the Universities of St Andrews and Glasgow seem to concur:

. men and women who have consumed a moderate amount of alcohol find the faces of members of the opposite sex 25% more attractive than their sober counterparts.

Professor Barry Jones said his study suggests that alcohol boosts the activity of the part of the human brain which is used to determine facial attractiveness, the nucleus accumbens.

Lewis Halsey of Roehampton University in London also supports beer googles :

Drinking alcohol hurts our ability to detect asymmetrical faces.

What's more, the data suggest that men were less prone to losing their symmetry-detecting ability when intoxicated than women.

However, Vincent Egan from the University of Leicester, says different and debunks beer goggles in his study:

. found that alcohol actually has the opposite effect and made men see women as less attractive.

My question:
Can alcohol influence your brain in such a way that ugly ducklings transform into beauties?


Beer goggles: Can alcohol make people look more attractive?

Image Source

If you say that someone is wearing beer goggles, you mean that they have been drinking so much alcohol that they think someone is more sexually attractive than they really are.

Researchers from the Universities of St Andrews and Glasgow seem to concur:

. men and women who have consumed a moderate amount of alcohol find the faces of members of the opposite sex 25% more attractive than their sober counterparts.

Professor Barry Jones said his study suggests that alcohol boosts the activity of the part of the human brain which is used to determine facial attractiveness, the nucleus accumbens.

Lewis Halsey of Roehampton University in London also supports beer googles :

Drinking alcohol hurts our ability to detect asymmetrical faces.

What's more, the data suggest that men were less prone to losing their symmetry-detecting ability when intoxicated than women.

However, Vincent Egan from the University of Leicester, says different and debunks beer goggles in his study:

. found that alcohol actually has the opposite effect and made men see women as less attractive.

My question:
Can alcohol influence your brain in such a way that ugly ducklings transform into beauties?


Beer goggles: Can alcohol make people look more attractive?

Image Source

If you say that someone is wearing beer goggles, you mean that they have been drinking so much alcohol that they think someone is more sexually attractive than they really are.

Researchers from the Universities of St Andrews and Glasgow seem to concur:

. men and women who have consumed a moderate amount of alcohol find the faces of members of the opposite sex 25% more attractive than their sober counterparts.

Professor Barry Jones said his study suggests that alcohol boosts the activity of the part of the human brain which is used to determine facial attractiveness, the nucleus accumbens.

Lewis Halsey of Roehampton University in London also supports beer googles :

Drinking alcohol hurts our ability to detect asymmetrical faces.

What's more, the data suggest that men were less prone to losing their symmetry-detecting ability when intoxicated than women.

However, Vincent Egan from the University of Leicester, says different and debunks beer goggles in his study:

. found that alcohol actually has the opposite effect and made men see women as less attractive.

My question:
Can alcohol influence your brain in such a way that ugly ducklings transform into beauties?


Beer goggles: Can alcohol make people look more attractive?

Image Source

If you say that someone is wearing beer goggles, you mean that they have been drinking so much alcohol that they think someone is more sexually attractive than they really are.

Researchers from the Universities of St Andrews and Glasgow seem to concur:

. men and women who have consumed a moderate amount of alcohol find the faces of members of the opposite sex 25% more attractive than their sober counterparts.

Professor Barry Jones said his study suggests that alcohol boosts the activity of the part of the human brain which is used to determine facial attractiveness, the nucleus accumbens.

Lewis Halsey of Roehampton University in London also supports beer googles :

Drinking alcohol hurts our ability to detect asymmetrical faces.

What's more, the data suggest that men were less prone to losing their symmetry-detecting ability when intoxicated than women.

However, Vincent Egan from the University of Leicester, says different and debunks beer goggles in his study:

. found that alcohol actually has the opposite effect and made men see women as less attractive.

My question:
Can alcohol influence your brain in such a way that ugly ducklings transform into beauties?


Beer goggles: Can alcohol make people look more attractive?

Image Source

If you say that someone is wearing beer goggles, you mean that they have been drinking so much alcohol that they think someone is more sexually attractive than they really are.

Researchers from the Universities of St Andrews and Glasgow seem to concur:

. men and women who have consumed a moderate amount of alcohol find the faces of members of the opposite sex 25% more attractive than their sober counterparts.

Professor Barry Jones said his study suggests that alcohol boosts the activity of the part of the human brain which is used to determine facial attractiveness, the nucleus accumbens.

Lewis Halsey of Roehampton University in London also supports beer googles :

Drinking alcohol hurts our ability to detect asymmetrical faces.

What's more, the data suggest that men were less prone to losing their symmetry-detecting ability when intoxicated than women.

However, Vincent Egan from the University of Leicester, says different and debunks beer goggles in his study:

. found that alcohol actually has the opposite effect and made men see women as less attractive.

My question:
Can alcohol influence your brain in such a way that ugly ducklings transform into beauties?


Beer goggles: Can alcohol make people look more attractive?

Image Source

If you say that someone is wearing beer goggles, you mean that they have been drinking so much alcohol that they think someone is more sexually attractive than they really are.

Researchers from the Universities of St Andrews and Glasgow seem to concur:

. men and women who have consumed a moderate amount of alcohol find the faces of members of the opposite sex 25% more attractive than their sober counterparts.

Professor Barry Jones said his study suggests that alcohol boosts the activity of the part of the human brain which is used to determine facial attractiveness, the nucleus accumbens.

Lewis Halsey of Roehampton University in London also supports beer googles :

Drinking alcohol hurts our ability to detect asymmetrical faces.

What's more, the data suggest that men were less prone to losing their symmetry-detecting ability when intoxicated than women.

However, Vincent Egan from the University of Leicester, says different and debunks beer goggles in his study:

. found that alcohol actually has the opposite effect and made men see women as less attractive.

My question:
Can alcohol influence your brain in such a way that ugly ducklings transform into beauties?


Beer goggles: Can alcohol make people look more attractive?

Image Source

If you say that someone is wearing beer goggles, you mean that they have been drinking so much alcohol that they think someone is more sexually attractive than they really are.

Researchers from the Universities of St Andrews and Glasgow seem to concur:

. men and women who have consumed a moderate amount of alcohol find the faces of members of the opposite sex 25% more attractive than their sober counterparts.

Professor Barry Jones said his study suggests that alcohol boosts the activity of the part of the human brain which is used to determine facial attractiveness, the nucleus accumbens.

Lewis Halsey of Roehampton University in London also supports beer googles :

Drinking alcohol hurts our ability to detect asymmetrical faces.

What's more, the data suggest that men were less prone to losing their symmetry-detecting ability when intoxicated than women.

However, Vincent Egan from the University of Leicester, says different and debunks beer goggles in his study:

. found that alcohol actually has the opposite effect and made men see women as less attractive.

My question:
Can alcohol influence your brain in such a way that ugly ducklings transform into beauties?


Beer goggles: Can alcohol make people look more attractive?

Image Source

If you say that someone is wearing beer goggles, you mean that they have been drinking so much alcohol that they think someone is more sexually attractive than they really are.

Researchers from the Universities of St Andrews and Glasgow seem to concur:

. men and women who have consumed a moderate amount of alcohol find the faces of members of the opposite sex 25% more attractive than their sober counterparts.

Professor Barry Jones said his study suggests that alcohol boosts the activity of the part of the human brain which is used to determine facial attractiveness, the nucleus accumbens.

Lewis Halsey of Roehampton University in London also supports beer googles :

Drinking alcohol hurts our ability to detect asymmetrical faces.

What's more, the data suggest that men were less prone to losing their symmetry-detecting ability when intoxicated than women.

However, Vincent Egan from the University of Leicester, says different and debunks beer goggles in his study:

. found that alcohol actually has the opposite effect and made men see women as less attractive.

My question:
Can alcohol influence your brain in such a way that ugly ducklings transform into beauties?


Beer goggles: Can alcohol make people look more attractive?

Image Source

If you say that someone is wearing beer goggles, you mean that they have been drinking so much alcohol that they think someone is more sexually attractive than they really are.

Researchers from the Universities of St Andrews and Glasgow seem to concur:

. men and women who have consumed a moderate amount of alcohol find the faces of members of the opposite sex 25% more attractive than their sober counterparts.

Professor Barry Jones said his study suggests that alcohol boosts the activity of the part of the human brain which is used to determine facial attractiveness, the nucleus accumbens.

Lewis Halsey of Roehampton University in London also supports beer googles :

Drinking alcohol hurts our ability to detect asymmetrical faces.

What's more, the data suggest that men were less prone to losing their symmetry-detecting ability when intoxicated than women.

However, Vincent Egan from the University of Leicester, says different and debunks beer goggles in his study:

. found that alcohol actually has the opposite effect and made men see women as less attractive.

My question:
Can alcohol influence your brain in such a way that ugly ducklings transform into beauties?