The Future Is Bright for Long-Term Coupling

Kinsey Institute research fellow and Match.com’s lead scientific advisor, Helen Fisher, has spent her career studying couples and romantic behavior. Her book, Anatomy of Love: A Natural History of Mating, Marriage and Why We Stray is a cutting-edge tour de force that traces human family life from its origins in Africa over 20 million years ago to the Internet dating sites and bedrooms of today. From the copulatory gaze and other natural courting ploys to the who, when, where, and why of adultery, to what brain science tells us about how to make and keep a happy partnership, Fisher says one thing is certain: The future is bright for long-term coupling. (Book signing to follow.)

Speakers: Helen Fisher
Festival: 2016

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