Highly intelligent men dating problems
And guys, when you bemoan that the pictures of the girls on Tinder all look pretty much the same, there might be something in that as well.
"I think that's why dating your intellectual equal is so important.
On the other hand, a woman seeking a long term relationship could prefer a less intelligent but honest man, who compensates by long term provisioning, protection and a greater investment in childrearing." It is possible that for a man, honest signalling of intelligence, in conjunction with other cues, helps them to differentiate from male competitors.
If females are looking for different combinations of intelligence as signals of male parental investment, men may benefit from signalling traits that will appeal to at least some women, some of the time.
People are drawn to, and influenced by, good looking humans.
But it’s interesting that the “correlation was much stronger in the judgement of women’s faces…