"On a daily basis, you are willing to talk to a large variety of people, depending on what they have to say," said Bruch. Human interaction is more complicated than just a picture." Spike Jonze would certainly agree.
As early humans faced new environmental challenges and evolved bigger bodies, they evolved larger and more complex brains.
It's no surprise that singles, especially millennials, are increasingly looking to find partnership in the digital realm: As of 2013, one in 10 serious relationship began online, and five percent of marriages are the result of a digital hookup, according to a Pew Research Center study.
While there is no shortage of dating apps, Bruch hopes to make the experience less superficial and more closely aligned with the ways we form partnerships offline.
"I wanted to create an app that got people talking." Bruch came up with the concept while attending a guest lecture at NYU on empathy.Today’s easy access to pornography is a far cry from seamy video stores on the outskirts of town of yesteryear.Men today need only a smartphone and a little privacy to satisfy their cravings for sexual stimuli.Neuroscientists find that the pleasure pathways in our brain that are altered by addictions take at least one year to become “normal” again.And like with any addiction, it’s not easy for most men to break a porn addiction.
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Neuroscientists have confirmed that men are more stimulated by visual cues than women.