Helen Fisher tells us why we love + cheat| 23mins
Director: TED | Producer: TED
Focus Years: 2011 | Country: United States
Anthropologist Helen Fisher takes on a tricky topic -- love â€“- and explains its evolution, its biochemical foundations and its social importance. She closes with a warning about the potential disaster inherent in antidepressant abuse.
Anthropologist Helen Fisher studies gender differences and the evolution of human emotions. She's best known as an expert on romantic love, and her beautifully penned books -- including Anatomy of Love and Why We Love -- lay bare the mysteries of our most treasured emotion.