We recommend the following: If you are a woman, take a high-angle selfie, with cleavage, while you’re underwater near some buried treasure.
If you are a guy, take a shot of yourself spelunking in a dark cave while holding your puppy and looking away from the camera, without smiling.
Some of what we learned was pretty weird: Men who look away and don’t smile do better than those who do; women holding animals don’t do well, but men holding animals do.Men did better when shown engaging in an interesting activity.Are you trying to find a guy whose favorite book is “Rich Dad, Poor Dad” and whose favorite sport is lacrosse?You’re just a few clicks away from this dream dude. Scientists working with found that the kind of partner people said they wanted often didn’t match up with what they were actually interested in.” “Have you ever traveled around another country alone?
” and “Wouldn’t it be fun to chuck it all and go live on a sailboat?
Remarkably, almost 70 percent of gay and lesbian couples met online, according to the Stanford sociologist Michael J. And Internet dating isn’t just about casual hookups.
According to the University of Chicago psychologist John T.
One of the most amazing social changes is the rise of online dating and the decline of other ways of meeting a romantic partner.
So it’s no surprise our screens are becoming the first place we turn to when looking for romance — because you need someone to take care of you when you get food poisoning on your vacation, right?
TOO MANY OPTIONS As research by Barry Schwartz and other psychologists has shown, having more options not only makes it harder to choose something, but also may make us less satisfied with our choices, because we can’t help wonder whether we erred.