Start Dating for academics

Dating for academics

I did my own research on people and chatted online within a site to see if we had things in common.

I am confident that academic speed dating will prove useful in many contexts, if you delimit the task for something immediately useful.

Last but not least, the students found it fun and rewarding!

As the teacher I am the time keeper and circulate during the last ½ hour.

Speaking as someone who was recently “commoditized” by who I thought was a wonderful man I met on a dating site, I find that the types of people who use these services are looking at the wrong metrics when they seek out a prospective love interest.

As online dating matures, however, it is likely that more and more people will avail themselves of these services, and if development — and use — of these sites is guided by rigorous psychological science, they may become a more promising way for people to meet their perfect partners. Finkel discuss the science behind online dating at the 24th APS Annual Convention.

About the Authors I agree wholeheartedly that so-called scientific dating sites are totally off-base.

Homework for next session is to fill in a form with their list of sources.