02 Mar '11, 2am

Being spoilt for choice in romance also ruins your chances for finding a partner, a British study said

Being spoilt for choice in romance also ruins your chances for finding a partner, a British study said

Scientists studying speed-dating dynamics found that the more options one had for choosing a partner, the more likely it was that they'd end up with no-one. -- ST FILE PHOTO: TAN SUAN ANN PARIS - SCIENTISTS have made a surprising discovery: The more options you have for choosing a lover, the likelier you are to end up with no-one. British investigators, in a new study released on Wednesday, looked at the strange dynamics of choice in speed-dating, a fashionable way for singles to meet. Speed-daters race through a rota of one-on-one meetings, judging each person for suitability after a conversation of a few minutes that ends when a bell sounds. Assessing large numbers of candidates was not a problem in itself, the researchers found. In fact, many speed-daters found more potential partners when they were able to cast their net into a larger pool. But this advantage only work...

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