“I didn’t have to filter myself at all.” Coffee turned into lunch, and the pair decided to skip their afternoon classes to hang out. In 2000, psychologists Sheena Iyengar and Mark Lepper wrote a paper on the paradox of choice — the concept that having too many options can lead to decision paralysis.
Seventeen years later, two Stanford classmates, Sophia Sterling-Angus and Liam Mc Gregor, landed on a similar concept while taking an economics class on market design.
But waiting at the cafe, she felt nervous nonetheless.
“I remember thinking, at least we’re meeting for coffee and not some fancy dinner,” she said.
Siena Streiber, an English major at Stanford University, wasn’t looking for a husband.
While most of the apps on the list are more casual, Match’s schtick is that it’s for people trying to find a serious relationship.
While not a traditional dating app, Lulu lets users rate men in their social networks.
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