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Beer Goggles is a Myth

Latest By Editorial Team , Onlymyhealth editorial team / Mar 05, 2013
Beer Goggles is a Myth

Beer goggles, the phenomenon of a few drinks that can make you see even plain faces as more attractive, has been adjudged as myth by a brain expert in her upcoming book Getting Your Head Around the Brain.

Beer Goggles is a MythAn upcoming book ‘Getting Your Head Around the Brain’ has debunked the myth of beer goggles. The phenomenon professed that a few drinks can make you see faces as more attractive than they are.

The book pulls together research to show how alcohol affects the brain, arguing that men and women do not see each other any differently after alcoholic drinks.

 

[Read: Alcohol Binging Linked with Risky Sex]


The author, Dr. Amanda Ellison is also a senior lecturer in the Department of Psychology at the Durham University, has blamed it on the loss of rationality for the increase in sexual attraction. She argues even after as little as half a pint of beer, alcohol begins to bond with receptors of the upper lobes which control decision-making.

The author claims that the part of the brain that makes us want to mate keeps functioning no matter how much we drink and can assess people how visually-appealing others are.

 

 

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