Friday, February 5, 2010

It's the Science, Cupid!

Love makes us feel warm and mushy, but the sweet sting of Cupid’s arrow makes a compelling chemistry lesson, too. Research into animal mating and human courtship provides clues to an eternal mystery: what’s the purpose of love?

Learn lessons from the family values of field mice, and affectionate same-sex penguin pairs. Plus: Darwin’s take on speed dating, and the science of smooching.

Listen to individual segments here:
Part 1 - The biology of love
Part 2 - Helen Fisher
Part 3 - Sarah Woodley
Part 4 - Skyler Place
Part 5 - Larry Young
Part 6 - Marlene Zuk

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