Helen Fisher: The brain in love

Why do we crave love so much, even to the point that we would die for it? To learn more about our very real, very physical need for romantic love, Helen Fisher and her research team took MRIs of people in love — and people who had just been dumped.

Anthropologist Helen Fisher studies gender differences and the evolution of human emotions. She’s best known as an expert on romantic love, and her beautifully penned books — including Anatomy of..


  1. #1 Feli
    August 17, 2008

    Very passionate talk about an interesting and fascinating topic, her research at discipline boundaries of anthropology and neurobiology..
    Great link !