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About a decade ago, a rabbi in Los Angeles named Yaacov Deyo provided the answer: speed-dating.
In speed-dating, romantically eligible individuals attend an event where they have a chance to meet all the attendees of the sex that they romantically prefer. Speed-dating as an invaluable tool for studying romantic attraction: A methodological primer.
However, there are several reasons why researchers might want to restrict event attendance, perhaps limiting participants to a dozen dates or so.