Photo: Getty Images Dating would be a lot easier if we all put our cards on the table the first time we met, right? One dating website is taking this idea a step (or perhaps, a few steps) further, and asking those who sign up to give up everything about them. After a revealing study found that 53% of online daters admitted to being dishonest on their online profiles, Singld Out, a dating website that connects people via Linked In decided to team up with a genetic testing company to match couples based on their personality traits (i.e. Here, we spoke to Singld Out CEO Jana Bayard and Dr.Ron Gonzalez, CEO of Instant Chemistry (the genetic testing company), to find out more.It's never happened in the genetic testing industry or the dating industry. All you do is you spit in the cup, send the saliva back to the lab where we do our analysis, register your kit online, and do our psychological assessment. The second test we do is on a gene referred to as the serotonin reuptake transporter, and it really is a gene that involves how serotonin is processed in the brain.There are some really interesting studies from UC Berkeley where they looked at couples who were in a relationship for 10 years.Santa Barbara Matchmaking, LLC offers genetic matchmaking as a more intuitive and innovative reflection of their already successful matchmaking capabilities to their clients.Scientific research has shown that relationship markers – a combination of genetics and psychology – strongly affect who we are attracted to and how successful our relationships are.
RG: The idea was to take some of the science of what makes relationships successful and apply that to the dating industry, which so far, has focused on using psychological surveys.
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Next summer, I am due to marry Nic, my boyfriend of two and a half years.
People who have the short version of this gene tend to respond more emotionally to negative and positive situations, while people with the long version of the gene tend to be more levelheaded.
What they found is if you have two married individuals who both share the short version of the gene, what you get is a level of affection that goes down over time.