The sex drive, feelings of romantic love and feelings of deep attachment to a long term partner are three brain systems that evolved for reproduction. She uses fMRI to study the trajectory of love addiction after rejection. She talks about the brain circuits associated with long-term partnership happiness and the future of relationships in the digital age.
The educational objectives are listed.
To understand the neural circuitry of three primary brain systems that evolved for mating and reproduction: the sex drive, romantic love and attachment.
To understand the brain function and behaviors associated with addiction to a romantic partner.
To understand the brain functions associated with long term happiness in love.
To understand the impact of the digital age on human courtship behaviors.
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