Liars “look as if they are thinking hard for no good reason and to converse in a strangely impersonal tone.”The perfect description falls in a ratio of what you are like to what you want.The researchers suggest the boring but supposedly effective, “Genuine, attractive, outgoing, professional female, good sense of humor, into keeping fit, socializing, music and travel, seeks like-minded, good-natured guy to share quality times.”In general, the research shows online daters steer gender stereotypical. Women like bravery, courage and risk-taking more than kindness and altruism. The six-page study goes on to offer a practical how-to for online daters including nuggets like: don’t just wink or send a generic message; keep the first missive short and sweet; be enthusiastic; and don’t keep an online paramour waiting. But consider, singles, while strict guidelines are sure to be a comfort for some in the online dating pool, love is not an exact science—and even stone-cold science needs its skeptics.Scientists from Barts, the London School of Medicine, and The University of North Texas have discovered the secret to the perfect online dating profile.It’s a breakthrough, they say, that will have would-be lovers swiping right and boosting their odds of moving a romance from awkward Internet messaging to real-life date nights.And for those who judge breakthroughs in online dating insignificant in the annals of scientific discovery, even Carl Sagan knows that “For small creatures such as we the vastness is bearable only through love.”The Perfect Handle Men are simple creatures, the science suggests, so obvious screen names are the most effective.Men gravitate towards positive handles—this isn’t the place for self-deprecation—that intimate the person on the other side of the screen is sexy (stuff like “Blondie” and “Cutie”).
“There is an opportunity to exploit the name-similarity effect by browsing extensively before registration, identifying profiled names of people who you find attractive, and then choosing a similar screen name,” the authors write.
Daaruit blijkt dat op vloeren die aan de oude vlakheidsnormen voldoen, toch problemen met smallegangentrucks kunnen ontstaan.
Dergelijke problemen doen zich voor als in het gangpad een te snel wisselend hoogteverschil tussen de linker- en rechterkant van het gangpad bestaat.
In a meta-analysis of 86 psychology, sociology, computer, and behavioral studies, they found answers to the questions that leave online daters paralyzed at their keyboards or searching for the perfect selfie.
With a list of eerily specific guidelines—covering everything from the perfect screen name to the wording of that first message—science has the looking for love covered.