Sexy smarts or whatever works

While CMM has no idea what it means for Honey Badger and admirers, Giles Gignac and Clare Starbuck from UWA find there are limits to the levels of intelligence and good-nature that people find attractive in possible partners.

The authors surveyed 380 young people in Perth on what they found attractive.

But as for people who find the cerebral sexy, there is no correlation between a person’s intelligence (real or self-assumed) and the brain-power that appeals to them.


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