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The science of dating

Relationships journalist and podcast host Andrea Silenzi talks with Logan Ury, behavioral scientist-turned-dating coach, and author of How to Not Die Alone. They discuss the decision-making that gets in the way of our dating lives, the case for finding a life partner, and what dating looks like in a post-pandemic, app-driven world.

Host: Andrea Silenzi (@andreasilenzi), podcast host 

Guest: Logan Ury (@loganury), author; director of relationship science, Hinge


  • How to Not Die Alone by Logan Ury (2021; Simon & Schuster)
  • Irrational Labs
  • Attached: The New Science of Adult Attachment and How It Can Help You Find — and Keep — Love by Amir Levine and Rachel Heller (2010; TarcherPerigee)
  • Why Oh Why, podcast


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  • Producer: Erikk Geannikis
  • Editor: Amy Drozdowska
  • Engineer: Paul Robert Mounsey
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