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The Science of Love (Video)

February 13, 2019 by Justin Lehmiller

Valentine’s Day is almost upon us and many people have love on the brain. So let’s talk about the science of love! I’ve put together a video compiling five things scientists have discovered about the nature of love and loving relationships.

For example, what happens inside the brain when we see an image of someone we love? Also, is there any truth to the idea of “love at first sight?” Check out the video for the answers to these questions and more.

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Sources and further information about each fact contained in this video can be found here and here.

Image Source: Photo by Clem Onojeghuo on Unsplash

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Dr. Justin Lehmiller
Founder & Owner of Sex and Psychology

Dr. Justin Lehmiller is a social psychologist and Research Fellow at The Kinsey Institute. He runs the Sex and Psychology blog and podcast and is author of the popular book Tell Me What You Want. Dr. Lehmiller is an award-winning educator, and a prolific researcher who has published more than 50 academic works.

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