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Getting Down to the Details in a Long-Term Mate : Traits That All People Prioritize...and Other Traits That Only Some People Prioritize
People around the world prioritize love, kindness, and faithfulness in a long-term mate (Buss, 2003). People also prioritize similarity, as evidenced by data showing that couples are similar to one another in physical, ...
They Obviously Didn’t Stand a Chance : Hindsight Bias in Judgments of a Dating Couple
Hindsight bias is commonly referred to as the “I knew it all along” effect. Individuals who are informed of a specific outcome prior to judging how the event will pan out perceive that outcome as more likely to occur than ...
She's Just Not That Into You : Discrepant Levels of Attraction Between Opposite-Sex Friends
In this study we utilized natural sampling to acquire a set of male-female dyads, and asked male and female partners about their level of romantic attraction to one another. We predicted that (1) young men would report ...
Hindsight Knowledge and Relationship Break-Up: Should They Have Seen It Coming?
Research on Hindsight bias began in 1975, when Fischhoff published his seminal article describing the effects of hindsight bias on judgments of important evidence and perceived likelihood of possible outcomes. In this ...