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Study: Men take risks to attract women

December 22, 2008 12:00:00 AM PST
Turns out men take risks not just for the thrill, but also to attract women.A new study found men are more likely to engage in risky behavior, like sky-diving or bungee jumping, when they're sexually motivated.

Researchers showed men and women pictures of the opposite sex, then had them play blackjack. Men who saw attractive pictures were more likely to ask for a hit than men who saw unattractive pictures.

The women in the study were not affected by the pictures.


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