Why I love… Helen Fisher

Who: Anthropologist.Helen Fisher studies gender differences and the evolution of human emotions.

What: Best known as an expert on romantic love. Her beautifully penned books — including Anatomy of Love and Why We Love — lay bare the mysteries of our most treasured emotion.

Why you should listen to her:

‘Fisher describes love as a universal human drive; stronger than the sex drive; stronger than thirst or hunger; stronger perhaps than the will to live.’

What you should do now: Check out her blog (http://helenfisher.typepad.com/) & watch her video (http://www.ted.com/index.php/talks/view/id/16)

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