Next, participants read a profile of another young adult—allegedly a student at the same school.Welcome back to The Attraction Doctor Experiences with online dating tend to be mixed.If you read the comments on this blog regularly, you can probably draw some false conclusions about dating. To this day my mother insists men are dumb and useless.
The authors cited the example of Sandy Olsson from , who (spoiler alert?
Participants—all single college students—viewed a set of characteristics, or traits, that ranged from very positive (intelligent, kind) to very negative (selfish, dishonest).
They rated how positively they viewed each trait—and indicated how much each trait described themselves.
) decides to give up her squeaky-clean, goodie-two-shoes image in an effort to win over her “greaser” love interest, Danny Zuko.
Slotter and Gardner tested their hypothesis with a cleverly-designed experiment.