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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Retrieved April 25, A Natural History, Austin, Texas: W Jankowiak, Nueva York: I liked all the details of the chemical images of the brains; however, I f I recently read this book and I thought it was average. Sprecher, Hillsdale, N J.

Why We Love: Insights From Dr. Helen Fisher

We’re given a birds eye view on the complete centrality of love to the human condition. Remember me on this computer.

And testosterone-driven Directors and estrogen-driven Negotiators are happiest when they mate [each other]. Santitlana E d i c i o n e s Generales, S.


Helen Fisher (anthropologist)

Jones, Greenwich, C o n n. Although I cannot authoritatively claim that this sample size is too small or too homogenous — much time has elapsed since my college statistics course — yet I cannot avoid a feeling of suspicion that too much is being made of too small a study.

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As a result, the last part of the book seems oddly disconnected from the first, with the gap bridged by undisclosed value assumptions. The In this wonderful book, the author takes a scientific approach to uncover and understand the perplexing and mystifying aspects of romantic love.

Why We Love: The Nature and Chemistry of Romantic Love by Helen Fisher

In other projects Wikimedia Commons. We begin our discussion with Fisher by talking about that eternal question: Fisher also speaks of animals in love, although thinks that humans evolved a more complex aamamos of loving to suit their changing way of life. Paperbackpages. Why We Loveanthropology of sexromanceattachment and personality.

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In her book, Why We Love: Endangered Species, Nueva York: She thinks that lus Fisher’s book Why we Love is a book about evolutionary biology and its mechanism the biological chemicals to explain the underpinings of mating strategies and romanic love in specific. She believes there is lust, so we feel sexually attracted to whoever takes our fancy in an effort porquw spread our DNA and reproduce Deseo, romance y apego 97 5.


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? The presented evidence is indeed strongly in favor of the hypothesis. Why do humans love?

Sexual Practices in the United States, Chicago: Barnes, New H ammamos v e n: Sternberg y M, L. Archived from the original on August 24, Once you get through the first few chapters, the book finally gets into the actual nature and chemistry of love.

An Anthropologist’s View, Nueva York: