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Helen Fisher

 

Helen Fisher, Ph.D. Helen Fisher, PhD, is a research professor and member of the Center for Human Evolutionary Studies in the department of anthropology at Rutgers University. Her books include Why Him? Why Her? How to Find and Keep Lasting Love, Why We Love: The Nature and Chemistry of Romantic Love, and Anatomy of Love: The Natural History of Mating, Marriage and Why We Stray. She is also a columnist for O, The Oprah Magazine.

 
 
  

Stories by Helen Fisher

Articles: Born to Love

By Helen Fisher | February 1, 2010

Our body equips us with some natural and powerful aphrodisiacs, writes Helen Fisher, along with the tools to make romance last.

 

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  • How to Help Teens Find Purpose

    April 16, 2015

    Teens are naturally driven to seek new experiences—and that may be the key to helping them develop a sense of purpose in life.

  • Can Music Help Keep Memory Alive?

    April 21, 2015

    A conversation with the makers of Alive Inside, a new documentary about how music is helping people with dementia.

  • How to Help a Narcissist to Forgive

    April 14, 2015

    Narcissists struggle to forgive people for even minor transgressions. But a new study points the way forward.

  

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Jon Kabat-Zinn

Best-selling author and founder of the Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction program

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