Nice Guys Finish Last

Bad boys are considered the coolest

By Nesita Kwan
|  Monday, Dec 29, 2008  |  Updated 2:21 PM EDT
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Why Do Bad Boys Get The Girls?

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James Dean is still considered one of the coolest.

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Don't blame the cool guys. Cool is in their genes.

Michigan State University researchers gave about 200 male college students a chance to get to know each other.  Then the students ranked who they liked best in the group.  All the popular guys had a gene that scientists associate with rule-breaking behavior.

The experts say the gene pre-disposed them to break rules. And their bad behavior made them more popular.

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