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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.
Remarkably unscientific for Helen Fisher and really not helpful. To point to broad personality traits and attribute them to complex and not fully understood neurotransmitters is a... Read morePublished 3 days ago by tobymugg
Fisher explains in clear, accessible English her theories about why we love whom we love. She places people into four primary personality types, explains what makes them tick, who... Read morePublished 13 days ago by William Beck
Seriously, this book changed the way I look at people. Not only my partners, my coworkers, my family. It is a must read undoubtedly. 100% recommendedPublished 17 days ago by Juan Diego Rodriguez
This book was very on point to my personality and very informative. If you are interested in learning about yourself and others this book is a must read! 😁Published 25 days ago by louella rose lepage
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 1 month 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 1 month 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 2 months ago by G. Aladro
I loved it! Based on studies dating back hundreds of years, case studies, and based on biology as well.Published 2 months ago by Kenzie