Why we're covering this:
- It's St. Patrick's Day, so you miiiiiight be planning to have a beer or two.
- Because alcohol effects perception in ways we never even realized.
You've heard of "beer goggles" — the idea that when you're drunk you find people more attractive than you might when you're sober. Well, turns out that after you've had a drink it's not just other people that appear more attractive. You might just look better, too.