Saturday, February 16, 2013

Biology of Love: Why We Love, Why We Cheat

3 brain systems / 3 drives developed:

Lust - sex drive, Romantic Love - (focus your energy on one person), and Attachment.

"Anthropologist Helen Fisher takes on a tricky topic -- love - and explains its evolution, its biochemical foundations and its social importance. She closes with a warning about the potential disaster inherent in antidepressant abuse." TedTalk