But like many others, this trio is unashamedly looking for that special someone and are gearing up to take the plunge.Catriona: Ive tried blind dates, set up with friends dating sites and also trying fast dating and having drinks with 12 people Ive tried them all.Melissa Bruce: Youre doing an awful lot of talking.
Narration: Joining me is sexuality educator and researcher, Dr Gabrielle Morrissey, who will help us to understand some of the basic forces driving our mating rituals.
Dr Gabrielle Morrissey: We know men are visual looking for attractive, feminine face, long hair, fertile body women do it as well brains are looking at their shoulder/waist ratio, women attracted to power on some level.
Hwei: Hes into jazz vocal and some contemporary artists oh no he plays golf no!
Michael: some guys I know are just like a magnet what about me, hello!
There are many factors at play deep primitive drives bewildering biochemical impulses and it seems even death defying feats may have a role to play Speed dating MC: Welcome to Mint Bar and Dining for Fast Impressions Elite Speed Dating.
Narration: Tonight, were sending our love-challenged threesome Speed Dating, to watch them in action.
Dr Gabrielle Morrissey: Thats what leads to that giggly, silly behaviour. Narration: So did our guinea pigs manage to click with the other speed daters?
Anna: Michael got two votes Hwei two votes Catriona three votes. The first step is to understand the visual and behavioural messages our trio are sending.
Dr Gabrielle Morrissey: Anthropologically, bringing attention to what you think are your strongest features if men show strong body postures primal body language things strongest being eye contact and smiling, indicating interest.
Narration: When we first meet someone we find visually attractive, it triggers the hypothalamus and the limbic, or emotional, brain the regions responsible for libido.
Narration: And if we like what we see, we communicate our intent not only with words but with our bodies.