This series of four studies examines the online dating process, similarities and differences between online and traditional dating, and the impact of emotionality and self-disclosure on first (e-mail) impressions of a potential partner.Results indicate that the amount of emotionality and self-disclosure affected a person’s perception of a potential partner.
An e-mail with strong emotional words (e.g., excited, wonderful) led to more positive impressions than an e-mail with fewer strong emotional words (e.g., happy, fine) and resulted in nearly three out of four subjects selecting the e-mailer with strong emotional words for the fictitious dater of the opposite sex.
Results for self-disclosure e-mails were complex, but indicate that levels of self-disclosure led to different impressions.
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