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"Fascinating…. You may already have your dream lover, but you’ll want to read this for the many insights on the science of love."—The Boston Globe
"Why Him? Why Her? examines how brain chemistry determines temperament and temperament dictates whom we love…. [Fisher offers] a giddy, romantic notion, well worth considering."—Los Angeles Times
"In times of upheaval, nothing offers safe harbor like science. That’s where Helen Fisher comes in…. Her research led her inside the biological mechanisms of mate choice."—TIME magazine
Helen Fisher, PhD, is a research professor of anthropology at Rutgers University, and the bestselling author of four previous books, two of which—The First Sex and Anatomy of Love—were New York Times Notable Books. She is Scientific Adviser to Chemistry.com (a division of Match.com) and lives in New York City.
This book was very informative.
This book, which provides the basis for Chemistry.com's matching algorithm, discusses four "love types": Explorers, Builders, Negotiators, and Directors.
Well, that book will give you some insights into your personality type, your partner's (or potential partner's) and what kind of match you make.
This is one of the best books I have read that truly dives into one's psyche to understand why we love or are attracted to a certain type of person. Read morePublished 17 days ago by Amaoge B Vargacz
Went through this after a serious breakup to try and figure out what I really wanted out of a relationship. Read morePublished 21 days ago by Zeebeefree
Another gift for my teenage daughter. Helen Fisher is a rare author, one who writes about complex issues in an interesting way. Read morePublished 1 month ago by G. Aladro
I loved it! Based on studies dating back hundreds of years, case studies, and based on biology as well.Published 1 month ago by Kenzie
This book helped me to reflect on and gain important insights into myself and people I know. I learned several helpful things that have gotten me thinking. Read morePublished 1 month ago by luna Moon
I found this very interesting with intriguing concepts. I liked learning about how they paired people off and I can see some trout in what they described in my self and people I... Read morePublished 1 month ago by Amazon Customer
Even if it weren't for the dating aspects of the book, I just find Helen Fisher's system for categorizing people personalities very insightful and interesting. Read morePublished 2 months ago by Justin Merrow
I am very disappointed in my attempt to understand the kindle version of this book. While reading this version on my windows phone I find myself having to guess quite often. Read morePublished 2 months ago by non existent