Helen Fisher

Biological Anthropologist; Senior Research Fellow, The Kinsey Institute; Member, Center for Evolutionary Studies, Rutgers University; Chief Scientific Advisor, Match.com

Helen Fisher is a biological anthropologist, a senior research fellow at The Kinsey Institute of Indiana University, a member of the Center for Human Evolutionary Studies in the Anthropology Department at Rutgers University, and chief scientific advisor to Match.com. She uses brain scanning to study the neural systems associated with sex, love, and romantic attachment and is currently studying the biological basis of personality and examining the neurochemistry of leadership and innovation. Fisher’s best-selling books include Why We Love; Why Him? Why Her?; and Anatomy of Love. She is a TED All-Star and a recipient of the American Anthropological Association’s Distinguished Service Award.

Videos/Audio of Helen Fisher

What makes two people click? What does it really mean to say, “we have chemistry”? The Atlantic's Olga Khazan... See more
Kinsey Institute research fellow and Match.com’s lead scientific advisor, Helen Fisher, has spent her career studying... See more
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What happens to your brain when you fall in love? And why do you fall in love with the people you do? The... See more