Stanford researchers analyze the encounters of men and women during four-minute speed dates to find out what makes couples feel connected. Stanford researchers studying how meaningful bonds are formed analyzed the conversations of heterosexual couples during speed dating encounters. Successful dates, the paper notes, were associated with women being the focal point and engaged in the conversation, and men demonstrating alignment with and understanding of the women. That's the question at the heart of new research by Stanford scholars Dan McFarland and Dan Jurafsky that looks at how meaningful bonds are formed. McFarland, a sociologist at Stanford's Graduate School of Education , and Jurafsky, a computational linguist, analyzed the conversations of heterosexual couples during speed dating encounters to find out why some people felt a sense of connection after the meeting and others didn't.
How to Find Love in 4 Minutes: The Science of Speed Dating
Stanford research on speed dating examines what makes couples 'click' in four minutes
I hate going on dates. None of my three serious relationships — including my marriage — started with dating: In contrast, dating feels like a contrived hassle, a social annoyance. My friend Annalisa and I went out to dinner recently. We were talking about men, relationships… you know the drill.
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Description Format Details Source. DecisionFemale Would the female like another date? Yes or No.