The New York Times schrijft over een onderzoek dat gedaan is naar online dating. De resultaten zijn niet verrassend, en dat is precies de reden waarom het leuk is om te lezen.
"It is perhaps disheartening that superficial attributes like looks, income and hair color are significant determinants of who succeeds in the dating game. But, as the researchers caution, these are the only attributes that are readily observable in the data. As they point out, "Factors such as personality traits apparently allow us to partly make up for deficiencies in good looks and wealth." Whew, that's a relief."