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Unexpectedly, non-Arabic minority daters belonging to large-size communities have strong preferences for Europeans.
The results have implications for immigrant integration policies and demonstrate that Internet dating allows efficient selection by racial divisions, perpetuating country-specific racial inequalities.
Political scientists and sociologists have sought to understand what drives this homogeneity.
Do people seek partners who have similar political beliefs? Are shared politics a side effect of other factors, such as shared religious beliefs?
The ethnically heterogeneous Swiss population displays the strongest preference for minorities, with the more homogenous Poland, Spain, and Italy, the least.
Anti-immigrant attitudes are related to stronger in-group preferences among natives.
As an Orthodox Jew, Jeff* is not leaving anything to chance: He prays every morning that he will find a wife, attends big religious singles events and maintains active profiles on three different Jewish dating sites.
For people like Jeff who are seeking romance and marriage on the web, a potential mate’s religious profile is the most important of all.
I wondered to myself, is this what online dating has done to us?
A couple of months ago, I was sitting at a bar minding my own business when the woman next to me did something strange.
Surrounded by potential partners, she pulled out her phone, hid it coyly beneath the counter, and opened the online dating app Tinder.
In September of 2014, Christian Rudder, cofounder of the online dating website Ok Cupid, released research on race and attraction from 2009 to 2014 that was compiled through interactions on Ok Cupid.
While the study found that interracial relationships are rising year by year, Ok Cupid’s research raises an interesting question: Are racial biases in dating and attraction actually decreasing, or have they gotten worse?
“Culture plays a tremendously important role in determining our perceptions of attractiveness,” said Dr. Flaton, associate professor of psychology at Hofstra University.