On Background  ·   September 6, 2013

On Background: Sept. 6, 2013

- A modern-day take on a time-tested love story, as guests and best friends Timothy Goodman and Jessica Walsh dated and chronicled it all on the 40DaysOfDating.com. Then, millions of Americans trust their love lives to matching algorithms on dating websites. Online dating expert Julie Spira and Eli Finkel, a psychology professor at Northwestern University, tell Nia-Malika Henderson whether those formulas are brilliant math or junk science. ()

- A modern-day take on a time-tested love story, as guests and best friends Timothy Goodman and Jessica Walsh dated and chronicled it all on the 40DaysOfDating.com. Then, millions of Americans trust their love lives to matching algorithms on dating websites. Online dating expert Julie Spira and Eli Finkel, a psychology professor at Northwestern University, tell Nia-Malika Henderson whether those formulas are brilliant math or junk science. ()

On Background: Sept. 6, 2013 (0:43)

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