Gottman’s research of 3,000 couples started in the 1980s.He began with an hour of videotaped interaction and coded each second of video by tagging it with one of 20 enumerated emotions that were present in each of the participants’ facial expressions.After all, there are so many parameters to consider.However, if you pay any attention to the written by Malcolm Gladwell.
Your mind then analyzes to help you make a decision about your next course of action.
After the "dating" sessions conclude, participants take notes and score or rank each of the people they were paired up with.
When two people express a shared interest in each other, they then have the opportunity to exchange contact information and further pursue the relationship on their own terms.
The capture and analysis of all that data takes place in seconds. While Gladwell introduces several examples of thin slicing, one of the most relevant to us in recruiting has to do with analyzing married couples to determine the health of their relationship.
This is the most relevant example, because accepting a job with an employer is a lot like accepting a spouse in a marriage.