What does love do to our brains? Written by Maria Cohut, Ph. Anecdotally, love is a matter of the heart. However, the main organ affected by love is actually the brain. We investigate. Butterflies in your stomach. That giddy feeling you get when the person you like is nearby.
These Harvard Medical School HMS professors and couples therapists study how love evolves and, too a lot, how it collapses. They allow also been happily married designed for nearly four decades. Love can well be one of the most studied, but least understood, behaviors. More than 20 years ago, the biological anthropologist Helen Fisher studied societies and bring into being evidence of romantic love—the benevolent that leaves one breathless after that euphoric—in of them.