We have gathered a list of top notch online dating articles as well as studies published by well-known universities and scientists on this page.
Some of the articles and studies are based on UK data/users and some on data from around the globe.
Digital technology and smartphones in particular have transformed many aspects of our society, including how people seek out and establish romantic relationships.
Few Americans had online dating experience when Pew Research Center first polled on the activity in 2005, but today 15% of U. adults report they have used online dating sites or mobile dating apps.
His analysis predicted an outcome based on “positive assortative matching,” with men and women pairing off with partners of similar desirability.
Imagine each with a number from 1 to 10 on their forehead indicating their attractiveness.
In the podcast, he says that “..going out and meeting people is costly and difficult.
We default to friendly over controversial, even at the risk of sounding dull.
“We have so much in common,” says one character in the movie Best in Show, exemplifying what first-date strategies yield.
In economics, there’s a concept called bad equilibrium.
It’s a strategy that all the players in the game can adopt and converge on, but it won’t produce a desirable outcome for anyone.