Speed dating and the rules of attraction


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What do we want in a long-term lover, and do our long-term wants govern our short-term passions? Or for that matter, do they even know what they want?We'll have a short break halfway through for you to top up your drinks, lipstick and breath freshener.Successful matches are notified within 24 hours of the event, with a little incentive to help get your first date off to a great start. The ticket holder voluntarily assumes all risks and danger incidental to the event for which the ticket is issued, whether occurring prior, during or after the event.The social scientists at Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois, have watched hundreds of videos of single people as they participate in a curious, but not unpopular, trend known as speed dating.Two participants spill their souls to each other for a set time, say four minutes, and try to decide whether they might have a future together., 760-762 (2008) | doi:10.1038/451760a News Feature What is the secret to finding the right partner?

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