New Paper in PLOS One. We find that owners of dating profile texts that are seen as original are seen as more intelligent and as having a better sense of humor. Moreover, by combining survey research with a content analysis of profile texts, we were able to identify what makes a dating site text original.
I was interviewed by nu.nl and participated in a podcast by the VPRO about my research on online dating and online self-disclosure.
Our paper “The role of eye-contact in the development of romantic attraction: Studying interactive uncertainty reduction strategies during speed-dating” has been published in the Computers in Human Behavior.
Our new publication “Impression formation on online dating sites: The effects of language errors in profile texts on perceptions of profile owners’ attractiveness” has been featured in The Times, The Guardian and several other media outlets.
I was interviewed by Mariek Vanden Abeele about our research on online dating for Diggit, the online magazine of the Online Culture department. I give a short overview of research on online dating.
I was invited to be the keynote for the 2018 Cyberspace conference, in Brno, Czech Republic. In the keynote, I gave an overview of our research on impression management and impression formation in online dating.
In October 2018, I got interviewed by Tom Gorny from Masterflirt about my research online dating. I talked about opening sentences, the pros and cons of online dating, and much more.