Helen Fisher

Why we love, why we cheat

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Filmed Jan 2006 at TED2006
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Anthropologist Helen Fisher takes on a tricky topic – love – and explains its evolution, its biochemical foundations and its social importance. She closes with a warning about the potential disaster inherent in antidepressant abuse.

Helen Fisher
/ Anthropologist and expert on love

Anthropologist Helen Fisher studies gender differences and the evolution of human emotions. She’s best known as an expert on romantic love.  Full bio.

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