Jonathan Beber

Posts by Jonathan Beber

Jonathan Beber is a Research Scientist 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.

star wars and star trek
November 12, 2013

Star Wars vs. Star Trek Fans: Who Fares Better in Online Dating?

Star Wars and Star Trek fans love to debate which is better. In this exploration of eHarmony users, we examined the personality differences and eHarmony popularity of those behind the debates: the fans.

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funny women and man and dating tips
November 11, 2013

The Serious Business of Being Funny: How Humor Works in the Dating World

Examining eHarmony users, we found a good sense of humor is one of the most sought after things in a partner for both men and women. But how do men and women use humor differently? What can a good sense of humor tell you about a person? Read here to find out.

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men and their relationships with mothers
October 30, 2013

Tell Me About Your Mother

A person’s relationship with their mother early in life has drastic effects on their ability to form stable and secure relationships as an adult. Read here to find out more.

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siblings and relationships
August 20, 2013

Are People with More Siblings Less Likely to Divorce?

What can growing up in a house full of brothers and sisters do for your adult relationships? Recent research has shown it can effect the likelihood of divorce, read here to find out why.

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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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