08/07/2009 05:12 am ET Updated Nov 17, 2011

Why Girls Like Bad Boys

Ricky Menezes, a 22-year-old from Marlborough, Mass., says he knows he will hook up with "about 20 girls" in the next month.

How does he know this, you ask? Ricky knows this because he's what we call a "bad boy" -- the type of guy who knows exactly how to act, what to say and how to manipulate women into giving him what he wants.

New research suggests that bad boys may indeed beat nice guys when it comes to getting female attention.

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