AirTalk for February 8, 2010

Love: What's science got to do with it?

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Holt Paperbacks

Why Him? Why Her?: How to Find and Keep Lasting Love

Just in time for Valentine’s day, anthropology professor and human behavior expert Helen Fisher talks with Larry about how scientific research can help lonely hearts connect. In her latest book, “Why Him? Why Her?” Fisher delves into four dominant personality types, which she says not only guide who we are, but who we love. What can science teach us about romantic chemistry? And can this knowledge make the game of love any easier?


Helen Fisher, PhD, author of "Why Him? Why Her? How to Find and Keep Lasting Love" (Holt Paperbacks). Fisher is also research professor of anthropology at Rutgers University, and the author of four books, including, "The First Sex" and "Anatomy of Love". She also is the Scientific Adviser to

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