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Lust, Romance, Attachment: Science in Modern World Lecture Feb. 2

Date Released: 1/5/2010

Biological anthropoligist Helen Fisher will discuss "The Drive to Love and Who We Choose" on February 2 at 7 PM in the Performing Arts Center. Admission free.

The Spring Science in the Modern World lecture series kicks off Tuesday, February 2 at 7 PM with a talk by biological anthropologist Helen Fisher who will discuss "Lust , Romance, Atttachment: The Drive to Love and Who We Choose."  The talk will be given in collaboration with the New York Academy of Sciences at the Performing Arts Center and admission is free.

Ms. Fisher is a Research Professor in the Department of Anthropology at Rutgers University.  She has conducted extensive research on the evolution and future of human sex, love, marriage, gender differences in the brain and how our personality type shapes who we are and who we love.

She is author of : "Why Him Why Her? Finding Real Love by Understanding Your Personality Type"; "Why We love: The Nature and Chemistry of Romantic Love"; "The First Sex: The Natural Talents of Women and How They are Changing the World"; Anatomy of Love: The Natural History of Mating, Marriage and Why We Stray"; "The Sex Contract: The Evolution of human Behavior."