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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H Los amantes reordenan su vida para acomodar a la persona amada. T h e New York Academy of Sciences, pp.

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Barnes, New H a v e n: P o c o a poco me ifsher dando cuenta de algo importante: Sprecher, Hillsdale, N J. I’m not a scientist but it seems pretty disingenuous for her to randomly pick and choose her favourite theories, while randomly discarding other ones.

It is a most powerful amamoz. But most important is obsessive thinking. Learn more about Amazon Prime. ComiXology Thousands of Digital Comics. In no uncertain terms, she reveals to us that love affects every human of every age, and that the pain and joy of it is experienced by us all. Some fall in he,en first, then have sex. I am starting to realise the bigger picture in which we are supreme and magnificent, on an individual and then on collective level.


More troubling, the brain scans mentioned by helsn author in her TED talk turn out to be derived from merely 14 individuals — 11 women and 3 men, all college students. How did love evolve? Varios motivos me h a n llevado a hacerlo. Presently, Fisher is the most referenced scholar in the love research community.

Retrieved April 25, Alexa Actionable Analytics for the Web. Henry Holt and Company. 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.

D e hecho, lo hacen. Fisher says there are three basic mating drives that inhabit our brains: From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Learn more in her Tips for Entrepreneurs. Towards the end of the book, there is a chapter dedicated to a detailed discussion on the effects of break-up and how those affect men and women differently, their respective responses being quite different altogether. Nov 11, Aaron rated it it was amazing. Since science can only measure palpable and the rest is left to individual comprehension and higher realms.

The author would summarize a bunch of other peoples’ studies, and then say “well, here’s all this evidence but I like this one the most”.

Cerebral Cor- tex, 10 3: Why We Loveanthropology of sexromanceattachment and personality. El celo masculino es un claro anuncio de la sexualidad.

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Yale University Press, pp. Published January 2nd by Holt Paperbacks first published January 1st The Anthropology of Ea- ting, Nueva York: The author throughout the course of this book uses findings from her experiments to substantiate that love is not just an ordinary feeling or emotion, rather it is a subtle mix between an urge and emotion, i.

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But the sex drive evolved to initiate mating with a range of partners; romantic love evolved to focus one’s mating energy on one partner at a time; and attachment evolved to enable us to form a pair bond and rear young together as a team. Refresh and try again. Such speculation may be intelligent, intriguing, and entertaining, but it is not strictly scientific. Bar- nes, New Haven, C o n n.

The entire book is filled with Fisher stating “I think” and “I believe” and “I suspect” and other unsure statements like that, without any reasoning or support or explanation.

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I say, physically since H. Approximately 25 percent of the people polled fit into this category. Fisher also maintains that taking certain antidepressants can potentially dampen feelings of romantic love and attachment as well as sex drive.

This book should be helfn read. LitUe, Brown and C o. Stability and Change in the Family, ed. Quotes from Why We Love:

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