(Our happy hour fact to amaze your drinking buddies with.)

Even after she sobers up, alcohol consumption diminishes a woman's ability to judge the attractiveness of a man's face.

In the first study of its kind, researchers from Canada's Lakehead University tested women with differing drinking histories on how well they are able to recognize male facial symmetry, which is generally considered a marker of attractiveness.

Given two faces to chose from, female teetotalers were better than those who had consumed any alcoholic beverages over the past month at being able to pick out the more symmetrical mug. In fact, each additional drink led to a decreased score.

Then again, it could be that women who are naturally bad at spotting facial attractiveness are driven to drink because they repeatedly wake up next to guys that look like Jaws from James Bond.

Click here to have Happy Hour Hero delivered to your desktop every pour time.


The new Happy Hour Hero widget brings amazing facts and figures to your desktop, MySpace page, Facebook profile, or blog:



loading...