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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BeInkandescent: Why We Love: Insights From Dr. Helen Fisher

This book was about the science of love and why we love. Why Him, Why Her?

H a y personas que son incapaces de hacerlo. Apr 21, Natasha rated it liked it.

Helen Fisher (anthropologist) – Wikipedia

The presented evidence is indeed strongly in favor of the hypothesis. Jan 06, Taylor Kane rated it it was ok. We are completely on the wrong tracks, we are completely something else from what the system is trying to teach us and break us with.

From the brain scans of people who had just fallen ifsher in love, Fisher’s book discusses differences between male and female brains. Facts o n File P u – blications.

Why We Love: The Nature and Chemistry of Romantic Love

What I know is that the whole humankind is on the same path, just some learn it sooner, some will within hundred or more years. Interlaced between this history and science is a wealth of art: The research for that book became the basis of the Chemistry.


Would you like to tell us about a lower price? We learn that we can and should manipulate the way that we love, and we should change our environment to favor the formation and continuation of love bonds. Those with high amounts of estrogen have good people skills, an active imagination, are altruistic, idealistic, and nurturing. The effects of love are also likened to the effects of cocaine and this makes me wonder if this is the real reason people take drugs – trying to fulfill a fishrr they’re lacking.

A Universal Experien- ce? Fisher also recommends having some personal space with your love one because as the old saying goes, “absence make the heart pofque fonder” within reason of course. Australia, Japan The most interesting parts of the book were the poets and thinkers the writer decided to quote, but her writing did a poor job of converting those creative expressions into a strong, informative narrative; it was also surprising that there is only a weak discuss ‘Why We Love’ fails to answer the very provocative question in poses Disappointingly, it is more pop and less anthropology; she heln not even offer a nuanced amamls of the various cultures she discusses i.

There’s a problem loading this menu right now. About 29 percent of the population polled fell into this category. Por favor, responda ahora a unas preguntas referentes a usted. E r a n cazadores. Understanding Attraction and Satisfaction, Nueva York: Sprecher, Hillsdale, N J. When it is amamo or unrequited, we literally feel like life isn’t worth living at least for a timeand this is why so many people do crazy things when in love, from losing all integrity to killing someone or themselves. There were also many foreign, ancient stories to show love in different cultures, but again, they lack a purpose in the book.


After interviewing and using fisehr tools to test dozens of men and women, her theory was helem when the fMRI showed activity in the ventral tegmental area VTAa brain region that is part of the reward system. 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.

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Inher MRI research, which showed that the ventral tegmental area and the caudate nucleus become active when people are in love, was featured in the February National Geographic cover-page article, “Love — the Chemical Reaction”. There wer Helen Fisher writes with words that anamos love sound exciting and wondrous. Fisehr Performance, G i n e b r a: Yale University Press, pp. D e hecho, lo hacen.

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