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NY Times – Cupid in Quarantine: What Brain Science Can Teach Us About Love

Cupid in Quarantine: What Brain Science Can Teach Us About Love New York Times – By Helen Fisher Updated April 16, 2020 A global tragedy has forced us into full-time togetherness. Here’s how couples can rekindle romantic love and grow together rather than apart.  Melinda Beck  Long ago, my man and I agreed to do what’s called… Read More »

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How the pandemic has changed dating … for the better

Socially distanced speed dates, increased app usage and new technologies are just a few ways people are connecting during the pandemic.

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Lockdown…A Time For Love?

May 11, 2020 By: Helen Fisher We weren’t built to live 24/7 with a lover.  For millions of years men regularly set off to hunt, sometimes for days.  And women went gathering and often visited friends or family in another camp for weeks.  We are a nomadic species—built to leave home regularly for adventures of… Read More »

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Science Writers in New York – SWINY

Helen Fisher, PhD, biological anthropologist and senior research fellow at the Kinsey Institute, discusses how to date during a quarantine, the advantages and disadvantages of “virtual dating,” and more with SWINY co-chair David Levine. Click on video here:

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THIS IS YOUR BRAIN WITH DR. PHIL STIEG Love in Captivity

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What’s Going on In Your Brain When You Get Dumped, According to a Scientist

amanda mcarthur may 22, 2020 Few things feel worse than getting dumped. Whether it’s out of the blue or it’s been a long time coming, the end of a relationship can be a painful thing—particularly when you didn’t have any say in its conclusion. But why exactly is that pain so severe, and why can it… Read More »

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13 Instagram Captions for Every Sociable and Ever-Changing Gemini

amanda mcarthur may 21, 2020 There are two sides to every Gemini—and we think both are worth celebrating. The sign is known for their kind, open hearts and powerful ability to make friends, while they’re also prone to being serious and introspective. If you’re a Gemini, you likely know this duality well. No matter what kind… Read More »

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Bateu a ‘carentena’? Como a neurobiologia explica a atração sexual… – Veja mais em

For Brazilian/Portugesse readers : https://tab.uol.com.br/noticias/redacao/2020/05/22/bateu-a-carentena-especialista-em-atracao-fala-do-romance-na-pandemia.htm?cmpid=copiaecola

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WEB THINKING: Women’s natural gift

O Magazine column          Men and women are like two feet; they can help each other get ahead.  But the sexes have some different skills—among them, the way they think.   Women, on average, collect more bits of data, assemble these facts into more complex patterns, and weigh more options as they make decisions.  Women tend to see the “big… Read More »

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Why do men seem more forgetful and women never forget?

      So many times I have begun reminiscing with a boyfriend about a holiday we shared, a movie we saw, or a trip we took—only to discover how little he remembered of the event.  While I could recall what I wore, what we discussed, where we went, even what we ate, it was all a blur to… Read More »

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“Wha’ choo’ thinkin’?

I am not entirely sure why men hate it when women ask “what are you thinking.”   I used to do that quite a bit, actually, and I never really got anyone to answer.   But my twin sister and I have asked one another this question since we were small children.   We used to have a game called “now.”  And… Read More »