Science behind internet dating
Her aim is not to tear down technology that has widened our social circles marvelously, but merely to balance what she calls "the army of marketers" telling us that cyberspace is good.
What is not good, says Aiken, or at least very different from normal behavioral, is how quickly we disclose personal details online.
For that final inspiration injection, read our photo comic about Linda's DNA dating adventure.
Will the siren call of genetic compatibility triumph over Linda and Nic's love?
After refreshing your techniques with our guide to Darwinian dating, be sure to read about how DNA can make or break the rules of attraction.
We've even singled out the best strategies for online dating to give you the edge on the web.
Here, we've rounded up a few kew drawbacks of online dating that might make you want to put more effort into meeting someone IRL.
What results is a false sense of intimacy between two people, and while this feeling may aid the romantic connection promised by dating services, it can equally result in misunderstandings.
The UK's National Crime Agency recently reported that sexual assault associated with online dating had increased by six-hundred percent.