Science — specifically, Czech science — knows what we’re looking for when we judge a guy’s online dating profile picture.
Sure, he may be caring (picture with a dog), funny (picture in a lobster costume), or handsome (picture of his face), but is he smart?
But upon further examination, choosing a nerd may improve your chances of making a real connection.
These alpha types might seek to avoid partners who compete with them intellectually, looking instead for someone to bolster their ego, rather than destroy it.
Gentlemen might say they prefer brains to blondes, but it seems that when faced with a romantic evening of oysters with a woman who might have far-superior brain power, many would rather pass to spend it with someone with far less mental wattage.
For a new study, psychologists at the University of Buffalo, California Lutheran University and University of Texas questioned 105 men with a series of experiments and discovered that smart women made them feel less masculine. – that even though most men like the idea of dating an intelligent woman, put them in front of one and that attraction suddenly withers. In theory, men may like the idea of a partner with a successful career; perhaps it plays to their inner George Clooney.
Likely to be a priority in his life, they show you off to their friends, call when they say they will and will most likely impress Mom and Dad.
Okay, so maybe you will be number 2 or 3 after the computer games and geek trivia, but you won’t be on a long list of ladies vying for some time with him. He’s Open to Suggestions You can offer tips on fashions, hairstyles or even music of present day.