STUDY: Beer Goggles Don't Exist, You Horny Drunk

By: Brandon Voss
3.7.2013

Recently woke up next to another Josie Grossie? Well, you can stop blaming booze-addled judgment and put the blame back on your penis.

According to a new study by Dr. Amanda Ellison of Durham University's psych department, we see people and potential hookups no differently because of our blood alcohol content. "We still see others basically as they are," she says. "There is no imagined physical transformation — just more desire. Hangovers are caused by dehydration: the brain shrinks and tugs on the meninges. But before that, alcohol switches off the rational and decision-making areas of the brain while leaving the areas to do with sexual desire relatively intact."

In other words, the brain's lusty section is the last to go on your road to blitzville.

But what does she know? The weekend's almost here for you to conduct hours and hours of your own intensive research. Bottoms up!

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