Lust, Romance & Attachment: The Science of Love and Whom We Choose

As part of the Girls Night Out series at the New York Academy of Sciences (NYAS), neuroanthropologist Fisher talks about romantic love, misconceptions about love, its effects on the brain, and why we choose one mate over another. She discusses her early research as well as recent work with Slides are not visible, but still a fascinating lecture with 27 minutes of Q&A. A Valentine’s fave here at Channel N, see also this Stonybrook lecture, another 2006 lecture, an interview, and a New York Times interview.

Producer: The New York Academy of Science and Featuring: Helen Fisher
Format: Flash Date: 06/01/10
Length: 01:27:27  
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APA Reference
Kiume, S. (2010). Science of Love: Romance and Patterns of Attraction. Psych Central. Retrieved on March 27, 2015, from


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