For one thing, from what I observed, the pool of men that you are competing with for the choicest women would appear to be dismal at best.At the event I attended, an aging punk in a pork pie hat and a friendly but clueless building supervisor in a shiny, ill-fitting suit were my main opponents.For men, this could mean wearing nice jeans and a button-up or polo shirt; for women, a flattering dress or a nice top paired with jeans.
Speed dating presents individuals with such an unnatural number of choices that people either usually avoid making selections or choose the wrong person, according to a study in the latest Royal Society Biology Letters.
The findings indicate people, and also non-human animals can only handle so much variety before decision-making skills fall apart.
People can only handle so many choices before decision-making skills fall apart.
Humans and other animals can only handle so much variety before confusion and indecision set in.
Let’s be honest, not only are questions about where you live and what you do for work predictable, but they can make a date feel more like a job interview.
They also don’t do much to build intimacy or reveal someone’s personality and values.
Speed dating usually presents us with an unnatural number of choices, so people often choose the wrong mater or can't choose at all.
The findings help to explain problems with other situations involving variety, such as long menus.
First dates can be stressful enough as is and you want to keep your attention on your dates, so wear something flattering that makes you feel attractive and confident.