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  • 01:03

    "…we are a pair-bonding species…."

    Fisher, H.E. (2011) Serial monogamy and clandestine adultery: Evolution and consequences of the dual human reproductive strategy. In S.C. Roberts (Ed.), Applied Evolutionary Psychology. New York, NY: Oxford University Press. Pp 96-111.

    Anatomy of Love: A Natural History of Mating, Marriage, and Why We Stray, Helen Fisher, New York: WW Norton, 2016

    Why We Love: The Nature and Chemistry of Romantic Love., Helen Fisher, New York: Henry Holt, 2004

  • 01:15

    "I have looked at adultery in 42 cultures…"

    "Love is like cocaine". Helen Fisher, Nautilus #12, Jan/Feb, 2016

    "The Tyranny of love: Love addiction--an anthropologist’s view". Helen Fisher, In Kenneth P Rosenberg and Laura C Feder Eds. Behavioral addictions: criteria, evidence and treatment. London: Elsevier Press/Academic Press, pp. 237-260, 2014

    "Infidelity: who, when, why". Tsapelas, I, HE Fisher, and A Aron, Eds: WR Cupach and BH Spitzberg, IN The Dark Side of Close Relationships II, New York: Routledge, pp 175-196, 2010

  • 01:53

    "…we’ve evolved three distinctly different brain systems…"

    "Serial monogamy and clandestine adultery: Evolution and consequences of the dual human reproductive strategy". In S.C. Roberts (Ed.), Applied Evolutionary Psychology. Helen Fisher, New York, NY: Oxford University Press. pp 96-111, 2011

    Why We Love: The Nature and Chemistry of Romantic Love., Helen Fisher, New York: Henry Holt, 2004

    "Lust, Romance, Attachment: Do the side-effects of serotonin-enhancing antidepressants jeopardize romantic love, marriage and fertility?" Helen Fisher and JA Thomson, Jr. In Evolutionary Cognitive Neuroscience. SM Platek, JP Keenan and TK Shakelford (Eds.). Cambridge, MA: MIT Press pp 245-283, 2007

    "Lust, Attraction, Attachment: Biology and Evolution of the Three Primary Emotion Systems for Mating, Reproduction, and Parenting". Helen Fisher, Journal of Sex Education and Therapy Vol. 25 #1:96-104, 2000

  • 04:28

    "…I have come to believe that we’ve evolved four very broad styles of thinking and behaving…"

    "Four broad temperament dimensions: Description, convergent validation correlations, and comparison with the Big Five". Helen Fisher, H. D. Island, J. Rich, D. Marchalik, and L. L. Brown, Frontiers in Psychology: Personality and Social Psychology 6:1098, 2015

    "Neural Correlates of Four Broad Temperament Dimensions: Testing Predictions for a Novel Construct of Personality". Brown, LL, BP Acevedo and Helen Fisher, PLoS One. Nov 13, 2013 DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0078734, 2013

    "'We Have Chemistry!' The Role of Four Primary Temperament Dimensions in Mate Choice and Partner Compatibility". Helen Fisher, Geoff Warburton, Ed. The Psychotherapist, Autumn 2012:Issue 52: 8-9, 2012

    Why Him? Why Her: How to Find and Keep Lasting Love Helen Fisher, Henry Holt, 2009

  • 06:16

    "….paradox of choice…"

    The Paradox of Choice: Why More is Less Barry Schwartz, Harper Perennial, 2005

    The Art of Choosing Sheena Iyengar. Twelve, 2011

    "When Choice is Demotivating: Can One Desire Too Much of a Good Thing". Iyengar, SS and MR Lepper, Journal of Personality and Social Psychology 79 #6:995-1006, 2000

    "The Magical Number Severn, Plus or Minus Two: Some Limits on Our Capacity for Processing Information". Miller, GA, Psychological Review 101 #2:343-352, 1955

  • 06:55

    "…slow love…"

    "Casual Sex may be Improving America’s Marriages". Helen Fisher Nautilus. #8 May/June, 2015

  • 07:04

    "…singles in America..."

    "Why we hook up: Searching for sex or looking for love?" Garcia, J.R. Helen Fisher, In S. Tarrant (Ed.), Gender, Sex, and Politics: In the Streets and Between the Sheets in the 21st Century, (pp. 238-250). New York: Routledge, 2015

    Singles in America Study, Kinsey Institute

  • 07:55

    "….stumbled on a statistic..."

    Miller, AJ, S Sassler and D Kusi-Appouh. (2011) The Specter of Divorce: Views from

    Working-and-Middle-Class Cohabitors. Family Relations. 60:602-16

    Anatomy of Love: A Natural History of Mating, Marriage, and Why We Stray, Helen Fisher, New York: WW Norton, 2016

  • 09:06

    "…where marriage used to be the beginning of a relationship, now it is the finale…."

    [The Marriage-Go-Round: The State of Marriage and the Family in America Today],(https://www.amazon.com/Marriage-Go-Round-State-Marriage-Family-America/dp/0307386384)
    Andrew J. Cherlin, Vintage, 2010

  • 10:01

    "…greatest change…women piling into the job market…"

    The First Sex: The Natural Talents of Women and How They Are Changing the World
    Helen Fisher, Ballantine Books, 2000

    "The Natural Leadership Talents of Women." Helen Fisher, In Enlightened Power: How Women Are Transforming the Practice of Leadership. L Coughlin, E Wingard and K Hollihan (Eds). San Francisco, CA: Jossey Bass, 2005