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Lecture: Badger Café: “Love Online: The Role of Technology in the Initiation and Maintenance of Romantic Relationships”
- Cost: Free
- Offered by: Wisconsin Alumni Association
Attend this timely talk on the role of texting, online dating, and social-networking sites in several psychological processes related to the initiation and maintenance of romantic relationships. It will address how the amount of choice available on online dating websites affects users’ satisfaction with selected partners; how much mediated communication dating couples engage in, and how this communication affects their relationship satisfaction; and how dating couples’ joint self-presentation on social networking sites affects their commitment to the relationship and their likelihood of staying together.