“He knew what I did for a living, because I listed it on my profile.
But he made a comment about something in my field, and I responded with some information from a research paper I had just published,” she told me.
Fortunately, of course, there are also men and women who do fit the pattern discovered in the research.
While we may admire a superior woman from afar we are unlikely to pursue a woman who we think is "to good" for us.
This is the same reason the prettiest girl is not always the one who gets approached or asked on a date. I have always said that average or less than average women are the most sought after women in the world!
Do they take drugs or drink to kill their brain cells, do they refuse to read, write, go to school, or engage in any behaviors that will reduce their own IQ?
Do they play stupid or ignorant long enough to bag the ultimate prize - a husband - then turn their smarts back on?
In three separate studies, the team found that men were attracted to such women .