Speed dating indiana university
The night included free snacks and the opportunity to date more than 30 bachelors or bachelorettes.In honor of Valentine's Day, Ken and Nicole relate their experiences and offer a bit of commentary about their dozen dates.
Coauthors are Lars Penke, Department of Psychology, Humboldt University, Berlin; Barbara Fasolo, Operational Research Group, London School of Economics, London; and Alison P.The study used a speed-dating session in Germany to compare what people say they want in a mate with whom they actually choose.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.After every date, the men and women checked a box on a card noting whether they would like to see the other person again.Todd and his colleagues describe such speed-dating events as a "microcosm where mate choices are made sequentially in a faster and more formalized fashion than in daily life." For Todd's study, 46 adults in a speed-dating session were also asked to fill out a questionnaire beforehand assessing themselves and their ideal mate according to evolutionarily relevant traits, such as physical attractiveness, present and future financial status, health and parenting qualities.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.
(Indianapolis) With today’s uncertain economic climate, some undergraduate students and working professionals in the Indianapolis area are exploring a new avenue – graduate school.
In fact, IUPUI reported 8,251 graduate students in 2010 as compared with 8,192 in 2009.
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"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?