Jonathan Beber, MA

Posts by Jonathan Beber, MA

Jonathan Beber is a Senior Research and Development Analyst for the matching team at eHarmony. As eHarmony’s compatibility expert, he studies married couples to determine what personality traits and similarities best create a happy and successful relationship, and develops eHarmony’s compatibility matching algorithms based on this research. He loves anything to do with statistics and conducting interesting studies on dating and relationships, using that information to help people find their match faster and keep their relationship happy and rewarding. He brings with him expertise in quantitative methods in psychological research, as well as expertise in personality theory and assessment. Jonathan holds a Masters degree in Quantitative Psychology from University of California, Davis and a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from University of Kansas.

eHarmony FAQ
May 23, 2013

‘I work at eHarmony. And no, I’m not married.’

After working at eHarmony for almost three years, I’ve noticed I get asked a lot of the same questions after telling people what I do for a living. In this blog, I answer some of the most common questions I am asked.

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May 1, 2013

The Research is in: Why Men Should Ditch Their Razors!

How can facial hair alter how attractive a woman sees a man? Recent research has shown the amount of facial hair can drastically alter how women rate men on attractiveness, ideal for relationships, masculine, and parenting ability. Read here to find out more.

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March 5, 2013

How Your Teen Past Affects Your Romantic Future

A person’s life at home in their teenage years can have drastic effects on the way they form and maintain their relationships later in life. What can you find out about a person’s relationship tendencies by asking about their life at home when they were young? Read here to find out.

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eHarmony - Couple listening to music
February 6, 2013

How a Love Song Can Increase Your Chances of Getting a Date

You might think songs about love and romance are mainly enjoyed by people in romantic relationship. But what about single people? New research has shown that just listening to love songs can alter your outlook on dating. Read here to find out more.

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October 15, 2012

Equality Now! Why You Should Strive for Equality in the Bedroom

If you are a firm believer in traditional gender roles in which the man is more dominant and the woman submissive, it could be affecting your sexual relationship more than you think. Read her to discover the effects and why we should strive for equality.

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eHarmony - More to the Pre-Wedding Jitters
September 19, 2012

Is There More to the “Pre-Wedding Jitters” Than You Think?

Having doubts before saying “I do” is a fairly common thing. But what kind of effects can these pre-wedding feelings have on your relationship? Read here to find out.

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eHarmony - Alcohol Affect Your Quest for Love
August 7, 2012

How Alcohol Can Affect Your Quest for Love

When you’re on the prowl to meet new prospective dates, how can alcohol help or hurt your chances? Read here to find out.

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eHarmony Labs - What do your shoes say about you
June 26, 2012

What Do Your Shoes Say About You?

Shoes are one of the most expensive and important pieces of clothing you put on every day. But what kind of message are you sending out with your choice in footwear? Read here to find out.

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Nice Guys eHarmony
June 5, 2012

No More Mister Nice Guy: A Guide to Attracting Partners

Everyone is looking for someone who understands them and is responsive to their needs. But is that necessarily true when looking at potential dates? Read here to find out more and how to apply this valuable advice to your dating life.

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Words with Dates
May 16, 2012

Words With Dates: Similarity in Language Use is Important Too!

We all know similar personalities between two people is the strongest basis for a romantic relationship. But what other similarities can affect our relationships? Read here to explore the importance of similarity in language use.

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