Why Him? Why Her? The Chemistry of Mate Choice - 1 CPD Hour

Why Him? Why Her? The Chemistry of Mate Choice - 1 CPD Hour

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Anthropologist Helen Fisher uses her brain scanning studies (fMRI) of people happily in love, rejected in love and in love long-term to discuss the traits of romantic love, love-at-first-sight, and addiction to love. She focuses on her current research on 40,000 men and women to propose that four broad cognitive/behavioural personality trait constellations have evolved associated with the neural systems for dopamine, serotonin, testosterone and oestrogen. Then she discusses her data on mate choice among 28,000 individuals to propose why we are chemically drawn to one person rather than another.


  • Describe the three basic brain systems for mating and reproduction (the sex drive, romantic attraction, and deep feelings of attachment) and how they interact to create our myriad feelings of love
  • Describe four primary neural systems that contribute to basic personality styles, and how this basic brain chemistry draws us naturally to one person rather than another

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About Helen Fisher, Ph.D.


Helen Fisher is a biological Anthropologist at Rutgers University. She studies the evolution, brain systems (using functional Magnetic Resonance--fMRI) and cross-cultural patterns of romantic love, marriage, adultery, divorce, gender differences in the brain, personality, temperament, and mate choice. She has written five internationally bestselling books including, Why Him? Why Her?Why We Love, and Anatomy of Love. Other publications include articles in Journal of Comparative Neurology,Journal of NeurophysiologyJournal of Forensic Sciences, Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society: Biological SciencesArchives of Sexual BehaviorJournal of Sex and Marital TherapyThe Journal of NIH ResearchThe New York Times Book ReviewPsychology TodayNatural History, Scientific AmericanNew ScientistThe Chronicle of Higher Education, and books published by Smithsonian Press, Greenwood Press, Columbia University Press, Cambridge University Press, Oxford University Press, MIT Press and Yale University Press. She lectures worldwide; among her speeches are those at the World Economic Forum at Davos, TED, United Nations, Smithsonian and Aspen Institute. For her work in the media, Fisher received the American Anthropological Association's Distinguished Service Award.

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