Do You Actually Like Them? (Even If You Don’t Think So) #shorts

There goes that person again. You see them all the time. Why do you keep noticing them when they pass you? What’s that feeling? No, it can’t be… Do you like them? Maybe you aren’t sure? Maybe the feeling will pass? Maybe they’re a good friend and you don’t think you could see them that way. No matter what your situation is, we’re here to help you see if you actually like them (even if you don’t think so).

Researcher/Writer: Dylan Swanepoel
Editor: Michal Mitchell
Script Manager: Kelly Soong
Animator: Sarimopi ( )
Voice Over: Amanda Silvera
YouTube Manager: Cindy Cheong



Joel, S., Eastwick, P. W., & Finkel, E. J. (2017). Is Romantic Desire Predictable? Machine Learning Applied to Initial Romantic Attraction. Psychological Science, 28(10), 1478–1489.
Fisher, H.E., Aron, A., Mashek, D. et al. Defining the Brain Systems of Lust, Romantic Attraction, and Attachment. Arch Sex Behav 31, 413–419 (2002).
Jonason, Peter. (2009). The Value of Physical Attractiveness in Romantic Partners: Modeling Biological and Social Variables. The Journal of social psychology. 149. 229-40. 10.3200/SOCP.149.2.229-240.
Shaver, K. G. (2017). Principles Of Social Psychology.
Hughes, S.M., Harrison, M.A. & de Haan, K.M. Perceived Nervous Reactions during Initial Attraction and Their Potential Adaptive Value. Adaptive Human Behavior and Physiology 6, 30–56 (2020).
Kenrick, D. T., & Cialdini, R. B. (1977). Romantic attraction: Misattribution versus reinforcement explanations. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 35(6), 381–391.

Leave your comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *