In Why We Love, renowned anthropologist Helen Fisher offers a new map of the phenomenon of love—from its origins in the brain to the thrilling havoc it creates. Helen E. Fisher is an American anthropologist, human behavior researcher, and self-help author. She is a biological anthropologist, is a senior research fellow. Helen E. Fisher é uma professora de antropologia e pesquisadora do comportamento humano na Rutgers University e estudou a atração romântica interpessoal por mais de 30 vários livros publicados no Brasil como ” Por que amamos?.

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A m e r i c a n Psychological Association. Goode, Petersen y Pollack ; Stahl Retrieved July 31, A Journal of Human Behavior, Cappella y Palmer More troubling, the brain scans mentioned by the author in her TED talk turn out to be derived from merely 14 individuals — 11 women and 3 men, all college students.

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Por Que Amamos : Naturaleza y Quimica del Amor Romantico

Trivia About Why We Love: Those with high amounts of estrogen have good people skills, an active imagination, are altruistic, idealistic, and nurturing. Enter the email address you signed up with fisber we’ll email you a reset link.


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Major depression as an evolutionary adaptation to obtain help f r o m those with w h o m one is in conflict. She then used fMRI technology to look inside the brains of 50 men and women who said they were madly in love.

Skip to main content. The only thing the author herself actually brings to the table is the notion that certain neur What a huge letdown!

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People can list the things they dislike about a sweetheart, but they sweep these things aside and focus on what they adore. The Science of Sentiment, Nueva York: The author also makes certain conjectures as to why and how romantic love evolved from prehistory to modern times, and most of her inferences are quite interesting. Lee, John Alan, acordado, 2 3 5 – 2 3 8 lenguaje,, This group is direct, and skilled at understanding rule-based systems. Towards the end of the book, there is a chapter dedicated to a detailed discussion on the effects of break-up and how those affect men and women differently, their respective responses being quite different altogether.

When love is felt and reciprocated, we feel the reward o After coming across Dr Helen Fisher’s videos on YouTube, I decided to buy this and her follow-up book, which I’m reading nowas I thought it was about bloody time someone tried to explain, without whimsy, why we love. Quotes from Why We Love: She is a leading expert on the biology of love and attraction.


Clinical and Forensic Perspective, Nueva York: Get to Know Us. Anthropology helps me deal with these existential questions since it analyses facts and evidence and evolution.

Helen Fisher (anthropologist)

Goode ; Frayser Of course, jealousy will rear its ugly head too, and this is also normal and part of nature’s design, which is known as “mate guarding”.

The author would summarize a bunch of other peoples’ studies, and then tisher “well, here’s all this evidence but I like this one the most”.

After these findings were published, Fisher was asked by Match. Intriguing and insightful look at the evolutionary advantages of and ways that we chemically process romantic love.

Oct 08, Elliot johnson rated it did not like it. This jelen view is also normative: Once you get through the first few chapters, the book finally gets into the actual nature and chemistry of love. I’m a very obsessive person so I related to the obsessive qualities love can take on. This sweeping new book uses this data to argue that romantic passion is hardwired into our brains by millions of years of evolution.