Ingredients for successful online dating are outlined in evidence based studyBMJ 2015; 350 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.h794 (Published 20 February 2015) Cite this as: BMJ 2015;350:h794
- Zosia Kmietowicz
- 1The BMJ
In the world of online dating, choosing a screen name starting with a letter from the first half of the alphabet is as important as an attractive photo and a fluent headline, researchers have found. They scoured studies on the art of attraction and persuasion to find which factors are most likely to result in a face to face meeting.
Of almost 4000 studies in the fields of psychology, sociology, computer, behavioural, and neurocognitive sciences, 86 met the researchers’ inclusion criteria. The study findings were …