What makes us happy in a romantic relationship? The question might seem too complex to answer, too varied couple to couple. But a new study in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences attempts to answer just that – using machine learning.
If you have ever labored over how to convey your personality through a dating app bio — or judged someone else’s through theirs — research on romance suggests you place your efforts elsewhere.
Pat chats with Samantha Joel, Assistant Professor at Western University in London, Ontario, Canada, about a landmark study showing what it takes to make a successful relationship.
It’s not who you’re with, but the dynamic you have with them. That’s the big takeaway from a landmark study that explores what makes relationships successful, published Monday in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.
A first-of-its kind Artificial Intelligence (AI) study published on July 27 in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Science seems to have finally figured out what makes a relationship work.
We often see a relationship as an exclusive understanding between two people. But this norm is increasingly coming under scrutiny as people find other ways to redefine romantic love.
A partner who can palpably sense that their spouse is committed to them is the No. 1 predictor of strong relationships over time, according to Samantha Joel, an assistant professor in psychology at the University of Western Ontario
From first dates to new commitments to keeping the spark alive, many people spend the better part of their lives in a hopeful search for a romantic partner. When do people choose to invest in a partner? to give up? to try again? How do they determine “the one”?
Why do unhappy couples stay together? According to a study, it may be because they fear their partners won’t be able to cope without them.
Why do people stay in unsatisfying romantic relationships? A new study suggests it may be because they view leaving as bad for their partner.
Dating sites claim to winnow a few ideal suitors out of a nigh-infinite pool of chaff. But the matches these algorithms offer may be no better than picking partners at random, a study finds.
According to Samantha Joel, Geoff MacDonald, and Jason Plaks (2013), romantic relationships provide a useful context to apply principles of judgment and decision-making.
Samantha Joel tells us that everyone is bad at maintaining their dealbreakers, and looks at why such highly prized ideals about who we think we should be with never seem to matter all that much when we meet someone new.
A new psychology study undertaken by researchers at the University of Toronto and Yale found that people have more difficulty rejecting an undesirable potential date when they believe the person actually exists.
Beyond making your partner feel more committed, will your partner’s investments also make you feel more committed to the relationship?
CHCH’s Squareoff discusses the decision to move in with a romantic partner. Featuring guest speaker Samantha Joel from the University of Toronto.
Less visible similarities, like common life goals, can be much more important than highly visible similarities, such as a difference in age or height.