It is slow, deliberative and analytical, a product of our (relatively) recently evolved prefrontal cortex; it enables us to make complex computations, and to direct our attention at particular tasks.
This trait game, along with Royzman’s review of the literature on attraction, hints at some of the endless quirks of the online dating marketplace.
Turns out there are actual reasons behind my aversion and so many others' — psychologists confirm there are actual downsides to online dating, ones that affect the way we interact with the world around us.
Getting too confused to choose: The beauty of online dating is also one of its downfalls: endless choices.
Humans are remarkably adept at navigating complex social worlds and instinctively picking up on familiar signs that might indicate compatibility.
As a species we’ve been doing this for millions of years; as individuals all our lives.