We try to intellectualize love. Can you reduce attraction down to a science or a method? We speak with a lot of people who have tried, including a man who hacked OK Cupid and made the ideal online dating profile. Happy Valentine’s Day!
Guests (Part 1):
- Siobhan McElduff is an Associate Professor of Latin literature and Roman culture.
- Marina Adshade is a sessional lecturer in Economics at the University of British Columbia and author of the book The Love Market: What you Need to Know about How We Date, Mate, and Marry.
- Jeffrey Hall is an associate professor of Communication Studies at the University of Kansas and author of the book The Five Flirting Styles
- Dr. Arthur Aron is a professor of psychology at Stony Brook University.
- Paul Hollander is Professor Emeritus of Sociology at the University of Massachusetts Amherst and a Center Associate of the Davis Center for Russian and Eurasian Studies at Harvard University. He is the author of Extravagant Expectations: New Ways To Find Romantic Love In America.
- Robert Rouse is an Associate Professor of English at the University of British Columbia.
Guests (Part 2):
Chris McKinlay (@cem3394) has a PHD in mathamatics from UCLA and is the author of the book Optimal Cupid: Mastering the Hidden Logic of OkCupid.
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