Discussion Questions • In what ways will the righteous decisions you make now about dating protect you and prepare you to be temple worthy?• What are the blessings of making righteous dating decisions now?The dating event, incidentally, was all aboveboard, said Jeffrey Cooper, a psychology researcher who conducted the study while he was a postdoctoral student at Trinity College.Participants who "matched" with another study volunteer really did exchange phone numbers, and between 10 percent and 20 percent ended up getting in touch with each other later, Cooper told Live Science.
Stephanie has a Bachelor of Arts in psychology from the University of South Carolina and a graduate certificate in science communication from the University of California, Santa Cruz.
In the first few milliseconds of seeing a new face, we're evaluating physical attractiveness.
But the rostromedial prefrontal cortex goes a bit deeper, very quickly asking, "Yeah, but are they compatible with me?
"We think it is especially involved in comparing options against a whole bunch of other options, or some sort of standard," Cooper said.
[10 Surprising Sex Statistics] Meanwhile, the ventromedial prefrontal cortex, which sits closer to the front of the head, became especially active when participants looked at faces they thought were attractive.
People turned out to be pretty good at knowing who interested them based on photographs alone, the researchers found.