Posts by Jonathan Beber, MA
As a research analyst, Mr. Beber is responsible for providing statistical analyses to the numerous ongoing studies at eHarmony Labs. He brings with him expertise in quantitative methods in psychological research, as well as expertise in personality theory and assessment. Prior to joining eHarmony, Mr. Beber worked with the Center for Public Policy Research at University of California, Davis providing statistical and methodological consulting on various projects for the state of California. He also previously conducted research validating personality assessments, as well as investigating the stability of personality over the lifetime and examining external factors that could influence changes in personality. Mr. Beber holds a Masters degree in Quantitative Psychology from University of California, Davis and a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from University of Kansas.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
When you’re on the prowl to meet new prospective dates, how can alcohol help or hurt your chances? Read here to find out.
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.
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.
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.