In one of my very first posts, I’d like to introduce prof. Helen Fisher, an anthropologist, researcher and great speaker. I had considered love to be an interesting topic before, but this video (which I watched 4 years ago) turned out to be an incentive to deepen and systematize my knowledge.
In less than 17 min you can learn:
how being dumped causes particular brain activities in regions associated with calculating gains and loses;
does love have in common with cocaine;
that animals ‘love’ as well and are very picky in their choices;
and more… :-)