Psychology & Psychiatry

What is love? Here's the science

We've all felt it at some time in our lives. Poets write about it, singers sing about it – and a whole industry has grown up around finding it, expressing it and maintaining it. But what is love? Where does it reside? What ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Love helps solve the puzzle of human evolution

Humans have long been a puzzle to explain in evolutionary terms, but a Victoria University of Wellington researcher says part of the answer is romantic love and the pair-bonding it motivates.

Psychology & Psychiatry

Eye movements reveal difference between love and lust

Soul singer Betty Everett once proclaimed, "If you want to know if he loves you so, it's in his kiss." But a new study by University of Chicago researchers suggests the difference between love and lust might be in the eyes ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Movies, TV shows strongly shape how we view love

(Medical Xpress)—Do you believe in love at first sight? If so, chances are you're not missing an episode of "The Bachelor" or "Millionaire Matchmaker."

Psychology & Psychiatry

Researcher explores what makes love last

How couples in the Wabash Valley maintain the passion in their relationships will be the topic of an upcoming podcast.

Psychology & Psychiatry

3Qs: A crazy little drug called love

Singers and filmmakers know it: Love is a drug. Popular lines such as, "Love is the drug, got a hook on me," or "I wish I knew how to quit you," solidify this pop culture notion. But is it really true, scientifically speaking? ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

What does love look like?

What does love look like? A dozen roses delivered on an ordinary weekday? Breakfast in bed? Or just a knowing glance between lovers?

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