uses information such as middle-finger-to-ring-finger length ratios (digit ratio), an indication of testosterone levels, and personality type matching assessments, such as by asking people "do you like to count things"; counters have high dopamine levels and tend to be the "explorer type".
But the proliferation of online sites like Match.com, Planet and Farmers give social scientists unprecedented opportunities to study who likes whom, and why. And most importantly: Does any of this translate into love? Romance doesn’t lend itself to yardsticks and calculators.He was really short, not as cute as his photo and really argumentative,” she laughs.“There was no way I could see it coming.” Of all the new findings, among the most interesting is this: Less is more.“I hope we don’t.” Embraced by singles around the world as a way to meet that perfect partner among thousands of strangers, these sites are offering academics answers to the questions: How do we select from so many possibilities? And early dating habits were rarely studied, because people don’t volunteer for research looking for couples as a “couple.” Online dating sites reveal the motivated behavior of people actually seeking real partners, he said.
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