Irrational Online Behavior
Dan Ariely Keynotes - In Dan Ariely speeches, he examines how irrational behaviors affect decision-making. As a Professor...
Ariely applies his inquisitive mind to the irrational behaviors found in online dating communities. He argues that as you learn more about someone, the less you will like them. With online dating especially, people will fill in the blanks of unknown information with optimism, an effect common across online media.
According to Ariely, as you get to know a person more and more, the less you can fill in these blanks about their personality the way you wish, often leading to disappointment.