Love is in the Air: Studies Explore the Biological Basis of Love and Attraction
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LOVE IS IN THE AIR: STUDIES EXPLORE THE BIOLOGICAL BASIS OF LOVE AND ATTRACTION
A growing body of research shows importance of senses like smell and taste in emotion
Washington, DC — What is love? Research released today is creating a deeper understanding about the biological basis of attraction, with new studies showing how the human brain responds to a long-term mate and how a parasite can change fear into attraction in animals. The findings were presented at Neuroscience 2008, the Society for Neuroscience annual meeting and the world’s largest source of emerging news about brain science and health. See full release.