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But when the researchers matched up the brain scans with the real-life dating decisions, they found that a certain region of the prefrontal cortex was almost always activated when participants had an immediate attraction to a person.
Indeed, some of these can be pretty specific — maybe you can only see yourself getting serious about someone who can crack a joke in Klingon; or perhaps it’s gotta be a farmer who’ll do it for you; or maybe you yearn for someone with red hair.
Well, there are dating sites especially for all theres preferences and many more. Redhead and it’s billed as a “niche dating site for flame-haired singletons and those who are looking to find a redhead lover”.
If you’re taking part, you’ll be given a “discreet badge” to wear as you do your shopping, to help identify yourself to other singles. You’ll be asked to answer three simple questions, and a selection of people will then be chosen to attend the event.
Any potential matches will be invited into the “designated love zone,” where there will be chocolate, nibbles and Prosecco on hand for the perfect mini-date.
Philip Bromwell investigates a speed dating service for foreign professionals.