05/04/2010 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

Beautiful Women Make Men More Accident Prone: Study

Men become accident prone at the sight of a beautiful woman, scientists said yesterday.

Research shows that just looking at an attractive female makes them more likely to indulge in 'physical risk-taking' which results in embarrassing failure or even injury.

The change in behaviour is triggered by a surge in the male hormone testosterone which makes men 'throw caution to the wind', according to psychologists at the University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia.

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