Lectures and Talks

Being Successful in Online Dating

How can we maximize our chances of success in online dating. How should you construct your profile to increase your chances and what style of online interaction should you adopt?

Nonverbal Communication

This talk looks at how nonverbal behaviour is used in human courtship. It discusses the rituals people use in nonverbal displays, and how nonverbal displays are signals of romantic attraction.

The Psychology of Romantic Attraction

What makes us attractive and why is attraction important to us. The talk covers issues such as the attractiveness stereotype and whether beauty is in the eye of the beholder.

The Psychology of Love

The way in which we think about romantic love has evolved over the years.  Among other things this talk focuses on different types of love and how this may be related to our different attachment styles.

The Psychology of Jealousy

What gets us jealous?  Who gets us jealous?  What factors are related to jealousy?  These are some of the issues covered in this talk, along with an explanation of the functions and origins of jealousy.

The Impact of Social Media on Interpersonal Relationships

Social Media and online interaction is now an integral part of our lives.  This talk considers the impact of phone jealousy, Facebook jealousy, cyberstalking and online infidelity.

Using Tinder

Tinder is a dating app employed by specific types of people.  This talk examines how people use Tinder, and the ways in which they are different to typical online daters.