Speed dating indiana university
In a new study, Todd and colleagues found that though individuals may claim otherwise, beauty is the key ingredient for men while women, the much choosier of the sexes, leverage their looks for security and commitment.
Speed dating, an increasingly popular way for singles to meet, involves sessions in which men and women have numerous "mini dates" with up to 30 different people, each date lasting anywhere from three to seven minutes.Upon successful registration we will email you a confirmation with the event details.For questions about the Event email , your Indianapolis Pre-Dating Speed Dating Coordinator or to register by phone call .Furthermore, while men on average wanted to see every second woman again, the women wanted to meet only a third of the men again.While the study's results came as no surprise to Todd, the research usefulness of the speed-dating forum did."Ancestral individuals who made their mate choices in this way -- women trading off their attractiveness for higher quality men and men looking for any attractive women who will accept them -- would have had an evolutionary advantage in greater numbers of successful offspring." Not exactly politically correct?
Participants in Todd's study might agree -- verbally, although their actions said something different.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 4, 2007 BLOOMINGTON, Ind.
-- While humans may pride themselves on being highly evolved, most still behave like the stereotypical Neanderthals when it comes to choosing a mate, according to research by Indiana University cognitive scientist Peter Todd.
The first event, Speed Sessions, will be held on Monday, May 23 from - p.m. The program is free and open to anyone interested in learning more about pursuing a graduate degree.
Last week, Indiana University Media Relations staffers Ken Kingery and Nicole Roales -- both first year graduate students -- took matters into their own hands and spent one evening at a graduate student speed dating event at the Indiana Memorial Union.
After every date, the men and women checked a box on a card noting whether they would like to see the other person again.