For serious relationships men are more likely to choose smart woman, than a beautiful. So say psychologists from northwestern and the University of Innsbruck universities. They found that beauty when you build the family plays the first role. The results of this work tells the publication European Review of Social Psychology.

Note that just a few decades ago the situation was reverse, and one of the main parameters when choosing a permanent partner was a lady appearance. "In marriage men think that if his wife will make the same contribution to the family budget, it will be good for the family. An educated and intelligent woman can make a great career," says Professor Alice Igli.

No scientist denies, appearance is really important, men will always pay attention to beautiful girls. If the lady is beautiful and smart – one, according to experts, is the ideal partner. However, when choosing between the mind and the appearance of most of the men places a bet in favor of intelligence.

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