Now, hooking-up starts to pick-up a momentum in some college campuses and in the internet.
Young adults now are more sexually liberated and with the rise of feminism, casual encounter slowly placing traditional dating to the back-seat.
Nearly half the subjects said they were in a relationship: 29 had been dating for less than 6 months; 76 had been dating for at least 7 months, and 1 was engaged.
Unfortunately, the study doesn't break down relationship status by gender.
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Modern courtship is evolving and no-strings-attached fun is now acknowledged more openly.
They were all undergraduates, mostly freshmen, at James Madison University, a public school in Virginia. Women subjects outnumbered men by more than 2:1 (presumably because there were more female psych students in need of research participation credit).
If hookup culture killed dating, you wouldn't know it from this sample.