The Daily Mail:
Lotharios who ‘misread the signals’ from women and assume they are more attractive than they are – and there are lots – should just be in for repeated embarasssments, you might think.
But researchers now think that men who misjudge what women think of them are actually at an advantage in the mating game – as long as they keep trying.
Men might actually have evolved the trait – men who misjudge whether women are interested, then ‘bounce back’ to ask other women, tend to eventually succeed, then go on to have more offspring.
Over time, this may have led men evolving to become more thick-skinned – and to misjudge their chances even worse.
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