Voting for the winning candidate in an election makes guys want more porn.

Psychologists examined Internet usage and found a pattern between the number of search requests for porn and the states that backed the winners in the last two US presidential elections, as well as in the congressional election between them.

Past research showed that after they win or lose in competitions, people often experience a surge or drop in testosterone, respectively.

While men typically show a slight nighttime drop in testosterone levels, male voters for Sen. John McCain showed a larger testosterone drop than normal during the 2008 U.S. presidential election, while those of male voters for Sen. Barack Obama kept steady.

Using Google data, the researchers looked up the popularity of pornography searches in red and blue states — those voting for Republicans and Democrats, respectively — in the week before and the week after the 2004 and 2008 presidential elections and the 2006 midterm elections.

They discovered that after the 2004 presidential election (won by Republican George W. Bush) and the 2008 presidential elections (won by Democrat Obama), porn searches did go up in states that voted for the winning party.

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