Similar to the beer goggles effect, a person which one would not find typically attractive is seen as attractive. This effect is a cause of the UC Berkeley bubble, where a lesser amount of typically attractive people exist. Another factor included is the envelopment of academia connected to a decline in one's social life.
Me: At first I didn't think (insert name here) was so cute, but there is something different about them this semester.
Friend: Looks like you're sporting the Berkeley goggles now. You've been in the Berkeley bubble too long. At least your option has a good personality.
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