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Typically, researchers operationalize ideals with respect to traits, such as attractiveness or warmth or extraversion.I might say that I want a partner who is especially extraverted, whereas you might say you want a partner who is not especially extraverted.That is, ideal × trait interactions do not reliably predict romantic evaluations.This means that, if I say I really care about extraversion in a partner and you say you do not, extraversion tends to predict evaluations of romantic partners about the same for both of us.For the pattern metric, the answer is “yes, if people are evaluating a current romantic partner.” That is, to the extent that a current partner matches my pattern of ideals (regardless of level) across a variety of traits, I report more positive romantic evaluations about him/her.If people instead evaluate partners they aren’t currently dating, then the answer is again “no.” (The clearest demonstration of these effects is in Study 3 here as well as Study 4 here.) Importantly, new evidence suggests that the pattern metric has some statistical shortcomings (see Statistical Critique #2 below), so take these findings with a grain of salt.If your date won't leave, narrow the focus to Harry Styles. Show this trash man to your date and tell him that it represents every boy you have ever dated or, honestly, every boy you have ever met.If your date still won't leave, narrow the focus to the suit Harry Styles wore to the A. Sit completely silently and motionlessly across from your date.
Interrogate every couple there about whether they are in love. Conduct the entire date in the museum lobby, as the visitors watch. Display "DATE" in a gallery, as if it were a work of art, because, in a sense, isn't it? The crux of this piece is in anticipating whom the bartender will decide to serve first.That’s the logic of the sex difference prediction as we see it, and most scholars draw from evolutionary perspectives to generate the same prediction (e.g., work by Meltzer and Li described below).But agreement on this point is not universal: Some scholars do not believe that attributes like attractiveness should exhibit sex differentiated effects on romantic evaluations (see here and here for our back and forth with David Schmitt on this issue).Our meta-analysis of 97 studies revealed no sex difference in the association of (a) attractiveness with romantic evaluations and (b) earning potential with romantic evaluations.A small handful of one-off studies purport to find these sex differences.