“He knew what I did for a living, because I listed it on my profile.
He didn’t mention getting together again, and that was the last Sara heard from him. There are many possible reasons that John might have decided not to pursue the relationship further: He may simply have decided he was not attracted to her after all, or that she was not as interesting as she seemed in her profile.
While we may admire a superior woman from afar we are unlikely to pursue a woman who we think is "to good" for us.
This is the same reason the prettiest girl is not always the one who gets approached or asked on a date. I have always said that average or less than average women are the most sought after women in the world!
In a different study, the researchers put male college students in a room to take a test with a college-aged woman who was, in fact, a “confederate” or “plant” of the team.
This young woman was supposedly taking the test with the students, and made limited small talk before the test began.
Do they take drugs or drink to kill their brain cells, do they refuse to read, write, go to school, or engage in any behaviors that will reduce their own IQ?