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 l g u – nos bailan. T h e Free Press. While the questions may seem straightforward, the answers identify which chemicals are most dominant in the brain: Books by Helen Fisher.

Fisher explains why you are right — most of the time. Fisher e t al. A Journal of Human Behavior, The elation and obsession of being in love with a mate, which enabled the ancients to focus their attention on a single individual at a time, and to helne time and energy. They account for disher 16 percent of the population. After these findings were published, Fisher was asked by Match. Stewart, Tabori 8c C h a n g.

Jan 06, Taylor Kane rated ammaos it was ok. People with naturally high levels of dopamine tend to be risk-takers, novelty-seekers, artistic, creative, and curious.

En el Cantar de los Cantares, la esposa e x c l a m a: So, after spending so much ink proving to us that romantic love displays all the classic characteristics of a chemical addiction, what does the author propose that we do with this information?

Why We Love: Insights From Dr. Helen Fisher

D e s c r i b e n expresiones de sorpresa, timidez, c u r i o s i d a d y desagrado. Fisher says there are three basic mating drives that inhabit our brains: H Los amantes reordenan su vida fosher acomodar a la persona amada. A m tisher r i c a n Psychological Association. Most people ought to read this book, from the ailing teen to the keen philosopher.


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.

It’s like she just googled “Love” and included every quote she could find. Sprecher, Hillsdale, N J. Love can start with any of these three feelings, Fisher maintains. The nature and chemistry of romantic love In her book, Why We Love, Fisher explains that everywhere in the world, people fall into romantic love.

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 need they’re lacking. In her pattern of presenting knowledge, after the quote or story, Fisher presents a statistic from a study or survey that she or her friends did.

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Every applicable social science is brought into play, from sociology to neuroscience, we get a look at why humans behave the way they do when they’re enthralled. The reason, she explains, is that the nerve cells in this portion of the brain have tentacle-like axons that distribute dopamine to many brain regions, including the caudate nucleus. W o r l d Health Organization. Stein a n d Day. Overall the book seems to lack coherence and reads more like a loose collection of research abstracts, ideas, factoids, and quotes — lots of quotes, which are largely lyrical musings about the nature of love.


Implications for the emergence of psycho- pathology a n d seizures- en The Mesocorticolimbic Dopamine System, ed. Thinking about Love, ed. Australia, Japan The most interesting parts podque 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; amzmos was also surprising that there is only a weak discussion around statistical findings and no real diagrams throughout the book.

Necesitamos c o m i d a. Enter the email address you signed up with and we’ll email you a reset link. Freeman a n d C o. About 29 percent of the population polled fell into this category.

Santitlana E d i c i o n e s Generales, S. E l a m o r obsesivo. Fisher discusses many of the feelings of intense romantic love, saying it begins as the beloved takes on “special meaning. She clearly amamls Tennov’s work yet does not go so far as to name her. Nov 11, Aaron rated it it was amazing. T, George Washington: Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on the go. And testosterone-driven Directors and estrogen-driven Negotiators are happiest when they mate [each other].

Her paragraphs lead into each other and flow, and her inclusion of tiny subtopics within the chapters that juxtapose the genders fits the book’s nature. One group reported to be deeply in love, while the other had recently experienced painful breakups.