Skip to comments.Antibiotic Protects Men from Attractive Women
Posted on 04/29/2013 6:18:31 PM PDT by Sir Napsalot
Heterosexual men mentally melt in the presence of attractive women. As Tom Jacobs writes in Pacific Standard, even the very thought of possibly interacting with a woman is enough to "temporarily impede men's mental abilities."
Of course, women know this, and some use it to their advantage. (Companies also know this, and they use it to their advantage, too: During my years in graduate school, many of the biotech sales reps were unusually attractive women.) Men feel more trusting toward women who cause them to be sexually aroused, even if there is no good justification for it -- just like when Indiana Jones totally fell for that sexy Nazi chick in Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade.
Is there a way for men to avoid these devilish "honey traps"? (It's unknown if the "honey trap" is named after CNBC's anchor formerly known as the "Money Honey.")
Yes. They can take an antibiotic.
Minocycline is typically used to treat acne, but it can also reduce symptoms associated with mental illnesses, such as schizophrenia and depression, and it can improve decision-making. This latter effect was analyzed further in a study described in Scientific Reports.
(The article then went on describing a Japanese trust game experiment "Honey trap")
As shown, men who were taking placebo offered about 50% of their money in the trust game to women of "low attractiveness," while they gave 65% of their money to women of "high attractiveness." Men receiving a regimen of minocycline gave about 50% to both groups of women.
Let this be a lesson for all male businessmen: When engaged in negotiations with an attractive female, be sure to have a doctor's prescription handy.
(Excerpt) Read more at realclearscience.com ...
Also from the reader comment section, here is possibly the origin of ‘honey trap’ - (from reader “Ton Tobius”)
“Honey trap” is a term apparently coined by John le Carré in the 1974 spy novel, “Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy,” so certainly predates Maria Bartiromo!
We are supposed to be ‘protected from attractive women’?
That’s a new one.
What was that scene in Michael where the girl in the front seat said she wasn’t attracted to Michael and he says “because I put a block on you” then goes on to party with all sorts of ladies during the film.
Is this a “Gay Bomb” and I don’t think it works on the Men in Afghanistan as they are already homosexuals...
I have the best protection there is-—I’m married...
Often good advice...
They come with their own antibiotic.
If they talk more than 5 minutes well.....
Another result of whitehouse research project?
I don’t need this product , alas, because all the pretty women are already immune to me.
Gee !! Now we know why the car dealers put hot women around their cars at the auto show.
Gee, we always thought that it was just coincidence that every sales person hawking free booze samples and cigarette samples in bars, was a knockout chick.
Wonder how they (scientists, medical doctors?) determined acne antibiotics makes you make better decisions.
Never would have made the connection.
Now which abnormal male would want to be disgusted at hot chicks? I’m guessing the same fags who get sick at looking at Kate Upton bikini pics.
“If they talk more than 5 minutes well.....”
I have my own theory:
Women all suffer from the personality disorder of being female.
A smart man will not be attracted to a serious relationship with anyone crazier than himself, ie, with a personality disorder.
Thanks anyway, but I'll take my chances.
So just post a pic of helen thomas and be done with it already.
Because it was observed that people (especially juveniles) on the medication suddenly stopped playing "Russian Roulette" with loaded revolvers and foolish things like that.
Adolescent girls have the same problem. They just grow out of it, for the most part. As for men, I’ve seen a pretty woman cause a car accident just walking down the street.
See, you take this pill, and it makes the girl look like Nancy Pelosi.
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