Ambition was also weighted lowest by the men but a few points lower, which matches the results in the paper. Although I thought sharing the same interest would be higher.
The contrast between what one group says it wants versus what the opposite the other group wants is interesting.
Whenever I talk to my students about speed dating, they appear to be judgmental and critical (as most of my students are of nontraditional dating methods, including online dating—a topic we’ll discuss in another blog).
But, the value of speed dating lies in its efficiency.
Some got a lot of yeses but only returned the favor a couple of times.
Some people were really likable and ended up with a lot of mutual yeses.
For a moment, think of the worst first date you ever went on.