Psychology of speed dating
It also bypasses the , that person you probably wouldn’t match with on Tinder gets to see what you’re like in person whether they like it or not, and who knows maybe they’ll like it.
Mini dates are handy too because you don’t need to fake your home being burgled or cat falling in the cat nip bowl in order to leave early or worry about splitting the bill.
That's why Finkel thinks apps like Tinder and Bumble are the best option for single people today, whether you're looking for casual sex or a serious relationship.
Actually, the mathematical model they used did a worse job of predicting attraction than simply taking the average attraction between two students in the experiment.
It’s an awesome way to meet and talk to new people without having to worry about the awkward initiation of asking someone “if they visit here often” when you’ve obviously been tracking their move for the last week.I’m sure most of you know what speed dating is but I’ll go over a few of the rules.You get a number and maybe (depending on the speed dating company) get a little piece of epic paper and pencil to jot down the number of others.Then they set the students loose in a speed-dating session to see if they could predict who would like who.
As it turns out, the researchers could predict nothing.Which is why Finkel thinks Tinder, Bumble, and similar apps that allow you to find potential dates quickly but don't purport to use any scientific algorithm, are the best option for singles today.