(Online Dating Industry Journal) In his latest "Office Hours with Dr. Jim" column, Dr. James Houran answers the following question from a reader: "Aren’t 'compatibility tests' useless because they don’t predict physical attraction between people?"
What follows is a discussion of compatibility tests, science, love, and attraction; as well as some of Dr. James Houran's own research.
You can read the column here.
If an "attraction algorithm" can ever be properly developed and implemented then it could go a long way to improving user results quicker. The big question is, do mainstream online dating services really want to improve that experience and end their paying relationship sooner?