“Our deepest (and fastest) yearnings can be tempered by reason and experience; our more prudent judgments softened by desire and need.” ― Kayt Sukel
Philosophers, theologians, artists, and boy bands have waxed poetic about the nature of love for centuries.
But what does the brain have to say about the way we carry our hearts?
As technology advances to allow us a more focused examination of the intricate dance our brains do with our environment, we can use science to shed new light on humanity’s oldest question, “What is this thing called love?”
Today’s guest dived into the latest neuroscientific research concerning love and sex and what it really means for the way we approach our relationships.
Her book This Is Your Brain on Sex: The Science Behind the Search for Love/Dirty Minds: How Our Brains Influence Love, Sex, and Relationships asks age-old questions such as:
What parts of the brain are involved with love?
Is there really a “seven-year itch”?
Why do good girls like bad boys?
Is monogamy practical?
How thin is that line between love and hate?
Do mothers have a stronger bond with children than their fathers do?
How do our childhood experiences affect our emotional control and who is at risk for love addiction?
We welcome author Kayt Sukel
More about Kayt here: http://kaytsukel.com/