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Helen Fisher, PhD Biological Anthropologist, is a Senior Research Fellow, The Kinsey Institute, Chief Scientific Advisor to the Internet dating site Match.com. She has conducted extensive research and written six books on the evolution and future of human sex, love, marriage, gender differences in the brain and how your personality style shapes who you are and who you love. She is currently using her knowledge of brain chemistry to discuss the neuroscience of business leadership and innovation.

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Anatomy of Love (February 2016)

Anatomy of Love bookA Natural History of Mating, Marriage, and Why We Stray Learn more



Neural Correlates of Four Broad Temperament Dimensions: Testing Predictions for a Novel Construct of Personality

The Anatomy of Love website

Know Thy Brain, Know Thyself, Know Thy Partner
Go to the website developed by Helen and her brain scanning partner, Lucy Brown.
www.TheAnatomyOfLove.com >


Listen to the Mating Matters Episode - The

Slower Road to Love on iHeartRadio |


Stream the Mating Matters episode, The Slower Road to Love, free & on demand on iHeartRadio. www.iheart.com


Spanish network, El Pais.  

SHORT VERSION: With highlights of our talk (6 minutes)


LONG VERSION: Entire conversation (42 minutes)



Helen Fisher: How Does Love Affect The Brain? : NPR

sweety high - Why You Need a Reality Check About Your Crush 


Recent Events

COVID-19 (CBS News, March 2020)


Expert says pandemic is a good time for singles, bad for couples

Watch at CBS This Morning


Slow Love (CBS News, February 2019)

Helen Fisher discussing on CBSIs "slow love" the key to a lasting relationship?
Watch at CBS News >

Survey Of Singles In America - match.com (CBS News, February 2017)

Helen Fisher discussing on CBSSingles survey finds more men want women to make first move
Watch at CBS News >


Technology Hasn't Changed Love, Here's Why

Helen Fisher discussing on CBSThe biology of love: Helen Fisher at TED
Watch at TED >


Neuroscience And Love (Talks At Google, Dec. 7 2016)

Helen Fisher at GoogleI joined Google New York to talk about the neuroscience behind falling in love, why we love who we love, and the future of romantic love.
Watch at Talks at Google >

The brain in love (TED, February 2008)

Helen Fisher presenting at TEDWhy do people sing for love, live for love, kill for love and die for love?
Watch the YouTube video >


What we want (PopTech 2014)

Helen Fisher presenting at PopTech 2014What love is and isn't in the 21st century.
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Biology of the mind (TEDx, 2013)

Helen Fisher presenting at TEDxWhy we love who we love. Watch the video >


Love And Sex Attachment (OnBeing, Feb 2015)

Helen Fisher OnBeingYou can know every single ingredient in a piece of chocolate cake. But then when you sit down and eat it, you just feel that rush of joy. And in the same way, I know a lot about love. Find it here >


Why We Can't Not Love

Helen Fisher on Radio NZWe are fundamentally built to love. For decades she's been studying the way we fall in, and out of, love and all the delight and distress in between. Find it on RadioNZ >