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06 May

For example, many dating services ask people what they want in a partner and use their answers to find matches.

The biggest benefit of online dating, Finkel told Business Insider, is that it introduces you to tons (and tons) of people.

Then they set the students loose in a speed-dating session to see if they could predict who would like who.

As it turns out, the researchers could predict nothing.

And all of that begins with a quick and dirty assessment of rapport and chemistry that occurs when people first meet face to face." To be sure, Finkel acknowledges downsides to having so many date options.

In the 2012 review, Finkel and his colleagues used the term "choice overload" to describe what happens when people wind up making worse romantic choices when they've got more of a selection.