Other new data released last month from a Pew Research Center survey found that just 15% of Americans report not using the Internet.
Cacioppo defends the results, and says that before he agreed to analyze the data, "I set stipulations that it would be about science and not about e Harmony." He adds that two independent statisticians from Harvard University were among co-authors."I had an agreement with e Harmony that I had complete control and we would publish no matter what we found and the data would be available to everyone," he says.
“Collectively, these strategies help not only to solve acute problems but also to put our marriage on a path toward flourishing for the long run.” Finkel is also going on a US tour in support of the book, stopping in cities like New York, Boston, Washington and Seattle.
"We found evidence for a dramatic shift since the advent of the Internet in how people are meeting their spouse," said the study, led by John Cacioppo of the University of Chicago's Department of Psychology.
marriages begin with online dating, and those couples may be slightly happier than couples who meet through other means, a U. The research is based on a nationally representative survey of 19,131 people who married between 20.
Online dating has ballooned into a billion-dollar industry and the Internet "may be altering the dynamics and outcome of marriage itself," said the study by U. researchers in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.
The description of the book reads: “Finkel combines cutting-edge scientific research with practical advice, introducing a set of quick-and-dirty lovehacks, considering tactics for optimizing communication and responsiveness, and offering guidance on when to recalibrate our expectations.The professor also participated in a recent study that sought to measure how effective such algorithms were, by making 350 college-aged participants answer online dating-style questionnaires, then sending them on a series of speed dates, to see whether those they liked in person matched up with those the compatibility questionnaire predicted they would like.And now Finkel is set to release a new book, titled “The All-Or-Nothing-Marriage: How the Best Marriages Work”.In 2014, he delivered a Tedx talk titled “Can technology bring us true love?”, that looked at whether the algorithms dating sites use can really help us find love.