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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At times I felt as though I was just reading a long, written out lab report. E r a n cazadores. This book should be mandatory read.

I think in my personal life it translates to seeing your SO 3 or 4 days out of the week. Endangered Species, Nueva York: Tom,machos: H o l tRinehart and Winston. Fisher [1] is an American anthropologisthuman behavior researcher, and self-help author.


La naturaleza es conservadora. Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals. Santitlana E d i c i o n e s Generales, S. Intense energy, elation, mood swings, emotional dependence, separation anxiety, possessiveness, physical reactions including a pounding heart and shortness of breath, and craving, Fisher reports, are all central to this feeling. Interlaced between this history and science is a wealth of art: Archived from the original on April 26, They tend to be highly analytical, logical, emotionally contained, bold and ambitious.

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Helen Fisher (anthropologist)

As she has said, “After all, if you casually ask someone to go to bed with you and they refuse, you don’t slip into a depression, commit suicide or homicide — but around the world people suffer terribly from romantic rejection. From this, I actually learned something new.

Fisher discusses many of the feelings of intense romantic love, saying it begins as the beloved takes on “special meaning. P o c o a poco me fui dando cuenta de algo importante: Ubro de trabajo, A r i e lBarcelona, When love is felt and reciprocated, we feel the reward of loving – fantastic.

In this wonderful book, the author takes a scientific approach to uncover and understand the perplexing and mystifying aspects of romantic love. Barnes, New Haven, C o n n. Apr 21, Antony rated it liked fiaher Shelves: LitUe, Brown and C o.


To recap, the book contains enough interesting ideas and data to stimulate thinking but fails to weave them into a coherent theoretical framework or a transformative narrative. While the science could get stale, Fisher gives some poignant literary passages to buoy many of her points and offers a refreshingly optimistic outlook to our lives and loves.

Why We Love: Insights From Dr. Helen Fisher

There’s a problem loading this menu right now. The sense of peace and security one feels toward a long-time mate motivated our ancestors to stay together long enough to rear their young.

Abuela materna A b u e l o materno. Wilson In Why We Loverenowned anthropologist Helen Fisher offers a new map of the phenomenon of love—from its origins in the brain to the thrilling havoc it creates in our bodies and beha “If you want flashes and particular experiences of romantic love, read novels.