If you want your prince charming, play dumb? That’s right, ladies. According to a study published in the Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin men are more intimidated by our intellect than we thought! And they’re just full of contradictions.

In the two part study, researchers surveyed 105 men and found that men ranked women who outperformed them as more desirable and showed greater interest in women who displayed more intelligence than them. Great, right? Wait for it. In the second portion, when they were asked if they would date this brilliant dream girl in real life, they got cold feet. They rated her as less attractive and also displayed less desire to exchange contact info. So, ladies, if you find a man who loves your mind, you’ve clearly found a gem!

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