Beer goggles. The phenomenon where suddenly everyone in the room becomes about 345% better looking after a few pints. Have you been there, or do you fancy yourself immune to the bewitching spell? Do you know the science behind the magic?
Dopamine, occipital lobes, face symmetry . . . as you drink, your favourite pint is busy crossing all the wires in your head! Not to say your good sense is completely thrown out the window, but the more you consume, the faster those alcohol molecules get to work on your brain cells. Risk taking and desire go up. Inhibitions go out the window.
Check out the video above for an in depth explanation of beer goggles!