Northwestern speed dating study
Now we can get under the hood with this quirky methodology to see what people actually prefer in live-interaction settings.” Paul W.
For a month, the romantic lives of study participants were scrutinized, including their prospects within and outside of a speed-dating event.In short, the data suggest that whether you're a man or a woman, being attractive is just as good for your romantic prospects and, to a lesser extent, so is being a good earner."Sex Differences in Mate Preferences Revisited: Do People Know What They Initially Desire in a Romantic Partner?"We asked executives from a commercial speed-dating company why they always had men rotate.They told us it was because women tend to have purses and other things to carry and because 'it seems more chivalrous'," says Eastwick.