The results from an initial 2009 polling show that the majority of women prefer white men, and Asian men received an especially low rating.
Men, on the other hand, were more open to other races, except for when it came to black women.
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The explosion of online dating has given academic researchers an unprecedented opportunity: to analyze vast troves of digital data to tell a fuller story on how humans, in this moment in time, are approaching the dating game.
New research from Australia sheds light on what online daters are actually looking for, and how those criteria dynamically evolve as they age.
But, as that highly educated cohort ages, they care less about how much schooling a potential mate obtained.
Less educated daters show the opposite trend: they tend to care more about connecting with those of the same education level as they get older.
The study, to be published in the upcoming April issue of the journal Personality and Individual Differences, shows that the importance of education levels is one factor that changes significantly with age.
The study found that online daters with a high level of education are consistently likely to reach out to those who have the same level of education when they are younger.
In an ideal world everyone deserves an equal chance to find companionship. In our society, there are qualities that are deemed attractive, and if you do not possess these qualities, you are therefore seen as less deserving.
Whether you have a wonky eye or are a little overweight, the dating scene can be harsh.
Beyond swipe right: The pickup line gets a makeover The illustration depicts the percentage of users who responded with a “yes” in accordance to the sex and race of both parties in question.
The data reveals that women of Asian descent responded favourably to white men more than those of any other race.
The researchers from Queensland University of Technology analyzed hundreds of thousands of online dating interactions from the Australian dating site RSVP, involving 41,000 individuals during a four-month period last year.