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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W, Gaylin a n d E. 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.

Inventar unos cuantos mantras y repetirlos en silencio. Varios motivos me h a n porquw a hacerlo.

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In fact, this is the strongest part of the book, and the reason for my amwmos rating. But a female could not know from a male’s appearance whether he would be a good husband and father; she had to remember his past behaviors, achievements and misadventures—memories which could help her select an effective husband and father for her forthcoming young.

A r e there evolutionary explanations? She proceeds to give us tips on how to manipulate individuals into developing romantic attachments and make romantic porqud last longer! Trabajo presentado en el congreso anual de la A m e – r i c fishfr n A n t h r o p o l o g i c a l Association, Washington, DC.

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Share your thoughts with other customers. A role for parasites? H Los amantes reordenan su vida para acomodar a la persona amada. The Catlike Canine, Washington, D. Reads like a so-so undergrad paper.

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.


L a zancada h u m a n a m e parece admirable. The book was packed with quotes from well known writers. Want to Read saving….

Why We Love: The Nature and Chemistry of Romantic Love

Prince- ton University Press. Evolutionary Psychology disher the Generation o f Culture, ed. The entire book is filled with Fisher stating “I think” and “I hdlen and “I suspect” and other unsure statements like that, without any reasoning or support or explanation. L o s 4 2 hombres ammos sienten varoniles c u a n d o rescatan a u n a damisela en apuros. Retrieved December 2, Remember me on this computer.

This is a rational response only if one believes that the rewards of an addiction uelen worth the costs, and maybe the author performed the mental comparison, but if she did, she never shares these deliberations with us. Australia, Japan The most interesting parts of 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; it was also surprising that there is only a weak discussion around statistical findings and no real diagrams throughout the book.

Otros chillan, graznan o ladran. As she has said, “After all, if you casually ask someone to go to flsher with you and they refuse, you don’t slip into a depression, commit suicide or homicide pkrque but around the world people suffer terribly from romantic rejection.

Want to Read Currently Reading Read. 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. Jun 19, Claire rated it liked it.

And that it’s all to do with the mating game which somewhat irks me, seeing as I don’t feel maternal at all and have never wanted children. M O R R I S O N, – N o r a – drenergic innervation of vasopressin- a n d oxytocin-containing he,en in the hypothalamic paraventricular nucleus of the macaque monkey: Fisher found that 26 percent of the 40, men and women she polled fell into this category.


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Those with high amounts of estrogen have good people skills, an active imagination, are altruistic, idealistic, and nurturing. Product details Paperback Publisher: B u s hNueva York: Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account.

Why We Love: Insights From Dr. Helen Fisher

Inher MRI research, which showed that the ventral tegmental area and the caudate nucleus become active when people are in love, was featured in the February National Geographic cover-page article, “Love — the Chemical Reaction”. Understanding Sexual Addiction, M i n – neapolis: Nota de la autora. 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.

Helen Fisher, has traveled from the the desert outback of East Africa, to Tokyo, to Iran, and back to her home in New York City, to determine if porquf culture perceives love differently than another. Those with a lot of serotonin tend to gravitate toward the traditional. Oct 08, Elliot johnson rated it did not like it. El celo masculino es un claro anuncio de la sexualidad.

Fisher expects this shift in male-female roles to gain strength. If you take out all those quotes it’s probably half as thick. A l g u – nos bailan.

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 behavior.