What Leads to Romantic Attraction: Similarity, Reciprocity, Security, or Beauty? Evidence From a Speed-Dating Studyresearchgate.net
- Study on 108 heterosexual college students shows that, in a speed-dating setting, beauty is the largest predictor of attraction.
- Physical attractiveness was the strongest predictor of attraction for both sexes - not security or emotional attachment.
- The study was limited, but provides inspiration for future research to discover the process that governs romantic attraction.