Perhaps nowhere is this truer than in speed dating, during which people decide on someone's romantic potential in just a few seconds.
How they make those decisions, however, is not well understood.
The second factor, which may be less obvious, involves people's own individual preferences—how compatible a potential partner may be, for instance.
The study, which is published in the November 7 issue of the , is one of the first to look at what happens in the brain when people make rapid-judgment decisions that carry real social consequences, the researchers say."Psychologists have known for some time that people can often make very rapid judgments about others based on limited information, such as appearance," says John O'Doherty, professor of psychology and one of the paper's coauthors.
For two hours you will have the chance to network and meet other singles in the area who share your passion and love for books and reading. This is another example of the library’s commitment to being a connector in the community, bringing people with shared interests together. Colorado Boulevard is your place for enlightening events, informative news and social living for the greater Pasadena area.
To ease any awkward pauses, complimentary hors d’oeuvres will be served, and drinks will be available (for purchase) from Altadena Ale & Wine House. The speed dating will be immediately followed by a live music, dance concert with the world guitar master and guitarist El Twanguero and his band. We strive to inform, educate, and work together to make a better world for all of us, locally and globally.
Enjoy a comfortable and accepting environment to seek out other big, beautiful singles for love, relationships, friendship and dates.
In the old days single people were looked upon as outcasts of society... Black People - This site is specifically designed to help African American singles navigate the difficult world of dating.For a couple of hours this Valentine's Day, one car of each Red Line train will be set up for speed dating."We're playing cupid," said Metro spokesman Marc Littman. Mindy Kittay, Director at Altadena Library District, commented to We are excited to offer this fun event as part of our adult summer reading program. The Altadena Library District is cautioning that due to space limitations and their goal to keep the event balanced for all participants, they may not be able to accept all registrants.PASADENA, Calif.—For speed daters, first impressions are everything.