Why do people cheat on their partners? Apparently, it’s not just to inspire pop songs. AsapSCIENCE has released a new YouTube video, attempting to find out if there’s a science behind infidelity.

We’re one of the few mammals who are, by and large, monogamous. However, despite the evolutionary benefits of staying with one partner, cheating is a fairly common human behaviour – as any romantic comedy will tell you. Turns out, the cause is a cocktail of genetics, hormones and social factors. And yes, alcohol is included in that last one.

Check out the video below.




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