Why do men ogle? It's not their fault. They can't help it. Blame biology instead:
You're at a café with the woman in your life when your eyes move inexorably toward another woman walking by.
In one-fifth of a second, before the conscious mind has had a chance to react, the male brain has rendered judgment on whether the oncoming stranger is sexually hot.
If the ruling is favourable, physical manifestations are immediate.
Pupils dilate, heart rate spikes, testosterone surges and the eyes assume a vacant stare — sure signs that the “man trance” has set in.
For genetically preprogrammed men, the offence is as involuntary and natural as breathing, says brain researcher, neuropsychiatrist and author Louann Brizendine, whose book, The Male Brain, mounts a unique defence for such male indiscretions.
We are more visual, more driven to sexual pursuit and more predisposed to cheat than women, she writes.