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Prior research by Lenton and Francesconi provides some insight into why people might struggle with speed dating.
They found that when the number of participants in a speed-dating event increases, people lean more heavily on innate guidelines, known as heuristics, in their decision making.
As you might imagine, I did not find the love of my life.
Millions of years of experimentation with different heuristics, conducted in a range of environments, have led us to learn which ones are most effective.
In a study in 2011 in the journal , University of Edinburgh psychologist Alison P.
Lenton and University of Essex economist Marco Francesconi analyzed more than 3,700 dating decisions across 84 speed-dating events.
Speed dating, by comparison, offers the opportunity to chat up many eligible singles in rapid succession.
In a typical speed-dating event, participants pair off at individual tables and chairs for a few minutes of conversation.