Please note that Internet Explorer version 8. Please refer to this blog post for more information. This study examined how differences in expectations about meeting impacted the degree of deceptive self-presentation individuals displayed within the context of dating. Participants filled out personality measures in one of four anticipated meeting conditions: Results indicated that, compared to baseline measures, male participants increased the amount they self-presented when anticipating a future interaction with a prospective date.

Specifically, male participants emphasized their positive characteristics more if the potential date was less online dating self presentation e. Implications for self-presentation theory, online social interaction, and online dating research will be discussed. Journals Books Register Sign in Help. JavaScript is disabled on your browser. Please enable JavaScript to use all the features on this page. Computers in Human Behavior Volume 28, Issue 2MarchPages Gender, online dating, and exaggerated self-presentation.

Author links open the author workspace. Numbers and letters correspond to the affiliation list. Click to expose these in author workspace Opens the author workspace Opens the author workspace. Click to expose these in author workspace. Click to expose these in author workspace a Department of Psychology, The University of Alabama, United States b Department of Psychology, Ohio State University at Newark, United States. Abstract This study examined how differences in expectations about meeting impacted online dating self presentation degree of deceptive self-presentation individuals displayed within the context of dating.

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Self-Presentation in Online Dating – An Analysis of Behavioural Diversity

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