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Understanding how the brain learns, functions and stays healthy.
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There's No Such Thing as Everlasting Love (According to Science)

There's No Such Thing as Everlasting Love (According to Science) | Learning, Brain & Cognitive Fitness | Scoop.it

A new book argues that the emotion happens in "micro-moments of positivity resonance....When you experience love, your brain mirrors the person's you are connecting with in a special way. Pioneering research by Princeton University's Uri Hasson shows what happens inside the brains of two people who connect in conversation."

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Interesting perspective on the brain and love involving mirroring & resonance.

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Valentine's Day: Your Brain on Love

Valentine's Day: Your Brain on Love | Learning, Brain & Cognitive Fitness | Scoop.it
What is this thing called love? As a neuroscientist, I study the brain systems of love and relationships, which are curiously related to brain systems of hunger and thirst. I now see love as part of a built-in survival system.
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I Want to Know Where Love Is| Love & the Brain

I Want to Know Where Love Is| Love & the Brain | Learning, Brain & Cognitive Fitness | Scoop.it

Thanks to modern science, we know that love lives in the brain, not in the heart. But where in the brain is it – and is it in the same place as sexual desire? A recent international study published in the Journal of Sexual Medicine is the first to draw an exact map of these intimately linked feelings.

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