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Why We Love: The Nature and Chemistry of Romantic Love

with anthropologist Helen Fisher

June 8, 2006
43 minutes
Helen Fisher


Based on groundbreaking research, Helen Fisher sheds new light on the mysteries of romantic attraction.

Helen Fisher is an anthropologist who studies the evolution of love, sex, marriage and gender differences in humans. She is a Research Professor and member of the Center for Human Evolutionary Studies at Rutgers University, and a Chief Scientific Advisor to the online dating site

Books by Helen Fisher:

Why We Love: The Nature of Chemistry and Romantic Love, 2004 The First Sex: The Natural Talents of Women and How They Are Changing the World, 2000 Anatomy of Love: A Natural History of Mating, Marriage, and Why We Stray, 1994