Helen Fisher Home Page


“We were challenged by your thinking, charmed by your grace and delighted by your humor.”
Cornell University

Technology Hasn't Changed Love Here's Why
The biology of love: Helen Fisher at TED
June 2016
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Who is naturally drawn to whom?
The biology of love: Helen Fisher at TEDxEast
February 13, 2013
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Corporate Chemistry
The Economist's Ideas Economy: Information 2012
July 2012
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Why do you fall in love with one person versus another?
TEDxSMU 2012
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Art, Emotion and Romantic Love
June 2009
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The Drive to Love and Who We Choose
EvoS Binghamton Univeristy
May 2009
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The Drive to Love
December 2008
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The brain in love
TED Conference
February 2008
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Drugs or Love?
World Future Society
October 2007
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The science of love, and the future of women
TED Conference
February 2006
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“…really intriguing exchanges throughout….what a great find Dr. Helen Fisher is.”
BBC World Service Radio

The Science of Seduction: Why Him, Why Her.
January 30, 2009
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Hadza Tribe, Africa
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“As always, you were wonderful. Your energy lifted up the program.”
John Stossel, ABC News 20/20

Love, Sex and Attachment, On Being, February 12, 2015

What Happens To Our Brain When We're In Love?, NPR, April 25, 2014

How do you find lasting love?, Fox News, February 14, 2014

Are men and women hardwired to be different?, Anderson Cooper 360 - CNN, December 3, 2013

What Singles Want, Starting Point - CNN, February 5, 2013

The Single Life, The Cycle - MSNBC, February 5, 2013

Singles in America, the Nine - Fox, February 2013

Why Some Powerful Men Cheat, CNN Situation Room, Nov. 14, 2012

Why Men Marry Their Moms, CBS This Morning, Nov. 10, 2012

Poking and Prodding at the Candidates Brains, MSNBC The cycle, Oct. 31, 2012

Retired and romantic: Finding love after 60, Today Show - today.msnbc.msn.com, February 13, 2012

Finding Your Perfect Match, Windy City Live, October 14, 2011

Inside the Arnold Schwarzenegger, Maria Shriver split, The Early Show - CBSnews.com, May 11, 2011

Boo hoo! The power of tears, Today Show - today.msnbc.msn.com, May 5, 2011

Will and Kate's Chemistry, Fox News - YouTube.com, April 26, 2011

Can You Change Your Personality?, The Early Show - CBSnews.com, August 21, 2010

Addicted to love, CNN - cnn.com, July 7, 2010

Sex, Love and Romance, FOX - myfoxny.com, December 21, 2009

Tiger Woods Sex Scandal: Why Powerful Men Can't Resist Temptation, Good Morning America - abcnews.com, December 3, 2009

Love, Relationships and Science, The Dr. Oz Show - YouTube, November 6, 2009

How to break up with a best friend, Today Show - today.msnbc.msn.com, September 30, 2009

Are high heels oppressing or empowering?, Today Show - today.msnbc.msn.com, September 23, 2009

Why Couples Click, The Early Show - CBSnews.com, April 1, 2009

Kissing's Effect On The Brain, The Early Show - sling.com, March 4, 2009

Helen Fisher on "Why Him? Why Her?", Comedy Central's The Colbert Report - ColbertNation.com, February 23, 2009

Helen Fisher discusses Why Him? Why Her?, ABC's The View - YouTube, February 12, 2009

Why Him? Why Her?, CNN.com, February 9, 2009

Examining True Love, Good Morning America - abcnews.com, February 2, 2009

Slow Economy Can't Stop Love, American Morning - CNN.com, January 28, 2009

Humans May Be Hard-Wired to Stay in Bad Relationships, Good Morning America - abcnews.com, August 11, 2008

Hit and run victim ignored, Today Show - msnbc.com, June 2008

Recognizing the look of love, Today Show - msnbc.com, April 11, 2008

Why do men cheat?, Today Show - msnbc.com, March 11, 2008

Science of Love, Good Morning America - abcnews.com, January 17,2008

Anatomy of Romance, Good Morning America - abcnews.com, September 14, 2007

This is Your Brain... This is Your Brain on Love, Today Show - msnbc.com, August 1, 2007

Brawny vs Scrawny, Today Show - msnbc.com, July 10, 2007

On Desire, NYTimes.com, April 10 2007

Radio Interview

The Science of Online Dating, February 14, 2012