Dating generation gap - Love, Digital Style: The New Generation Gap | HuffPost


Psychologists John M. Kelley and Rebecca A. Malouf of Endicott College wondered if testing the age differential hypothesis using a new source of data might yield more insight into the matter. To this end, they collected all available ratings of blind dates that were published in two well-known American newspaper columns: “Dinner with Cupid” from The Boston Globe and “Date Lab” from The Washington Post. Both newspaper columns advertise for singles who are willing to give a blow-by-blow report of a blind date as well as a numerical rating in exchange for a free dinner at a restaurant.

“If you look at the big picture, it’s not that they’re doing more good things or more bad things overall, It’s just that they’re less likely to do all kinds of things that adults do, and there is definitely a trade-off there. It might be the Internet fault”.



Dating generation gap

Dating generation gap