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Why we love : the nature and chemistry of romantic love / Helen Fisher

By: Fisher, Helen E.
Publisher: New York : H. Holt, 2004Edition: First edition.Description: xiii, 301 pages : illustrations ; cm. cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 0805069135; 9780805069136; 0805077960; 9780805077964.Subject(s): Love | Love -- Physiological aspects | Human evolution | Sex | Sex differences | Love | Emotions -- physiology | Men -- psychology | Sexual Behavior | Women -- psychologyDDC classification: 152.4/1
Contents:
"What wild ecstasy": being in love -- Animal magnetism: love among the animals -- Chemistry of love: scanning the brain "in love" -- Web of love: lust, romance, and attachment -- "That first fine careless rapture": who we choose -- Why we love: the evolution of romantic love -- Lost love: rejection, despair, and rage -- Taking control of passion: making romance last -- "The madness of the Gods": the triumph of love -- Appendix
Summary: A study of the origins of love probes the human brain for insights into the origins of the sex drive, romance, and attraction, while offering advice on how to channel these desires into healthy pursuits
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 257-286) and index

"What wild ecstasy": being in love -- Animal magnetism: love among the animals -- Chemistry of love: scanning the brain "in love" -- Web of love: lust, romance, and attachment -- "That first fine careless rapture": who we choose -- Why we love: the evolution of romantic love -- Lost love: rejection, despair, and rage -- Taking control of passion: making romance last -- "The madness of the Gods": the triumph of love -- Appendix

A study of the origins of love probes the human brain for insights into the origins of the sex drive, romance, and attraction, while offering advice on how to channel these desires into healthy pursuits

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