A survey given to over 3,600 college students found that 71% of female students overestimate the amount of alcohol male peers would prefer for them to drink at events. They overestimated by 1.5 drinks. A follow up survey will be taking a look at the amount of alcohol males think that their female peers should drink.
There is a part of me that feels a bit judgemental reading this study. Why is it that females sometimes feel the need to engage in self destructive behaviors to attract a mate? Do males feel the same need?
American Psychological Association (2009, March 11). Young Women May Be Drinking Heavily To Get Attention Of Opposite Sex, But Men Not Impressed. ScienceDaily. Retrieved March 21, 2009, from http://www.sciencedaily.com /releases/2009/03/090309140654.htm