Participants went on a series of 3-minute dates and indicated whom they would like to see again.
They were followed-up by the researchers six weeks and 12 months after the speed-dating session.
Mind you, we're not going to get your adrenaline running 24/7 like those other guys but then again we won't treat you like second class citizens more often than not.
I've already witnesses women saying one thing and chasing after the complete opposite and it simply goes back to the age old question: "What the hell do women want?
ending up in a long-term relationship) with a speed-dating partner was 4%.
These numbers were influenced by the mating orientation of the other sex, however.
Another reason may be that those with a short-term mating orientation may have been more extraverted, and their extraverted behaviors were noticed and remembered more.
Other research has shown that Extraverts do better than introverts in a rapid mating context such as speed dating (Luo & Zhang, 2009; also see : the more shy the man appeared, the less popular the man.
All of their participants were real singles whose sole motivation for participation in the study was to find a real-life romantic or sexual mate.In one event, there was hardly any space between the tables.I could hear every awkward conversation, and not just my own.The short time period of interaction could skew the results as you have 3 minutes to make a judgment call on someone and you have to take everything at face value so you can be a total narcissistic a-hole but you don't have to let them know that for 3 minutes.I think at least one reason sociosexual men do better in speed dating is because they don't take the proceedings too seriously. Someone who's relaxed and willing to take chances on flirting, light teasing, or engaging in off-the-wall humor, or someone who treats a meet and greet like a job interview?" I think the study itself is confounded as it shows quantitave evidence that the majority of women go speed-dating to seek a long-term partner, but then rate the more sociosexual males higher.