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Sukel, Kayt
Dirty minds : how our brains influence love, sex, and relationships / Kayt Sukel
Alternate Title How our brains influence love, sex, and relationships
1st Free Press hardcover ed
New York : Free Press, c2012
book jacket
Location Call Number Status
 3rd Floor  BF575.L8 S84 2012    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Love -- Psychological aspects
Love -- Physiological aspects
Sex (Psychology)
Sex (Biology)
Physical Description xviii, 269 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
Contents The neuroscience of love, a history (theirs and mine) -- The ever-loving brain -- The chemicals between us -- Epigenetics (or it is all my mother's fault) -- Our primates, ourselves (or why we are not slaves to our hormones) -- His and her brains -- The neurobiology of attraction -- Making love last -- Mommy (and daddy) brain -- Might as well face it, you're addicted to love -- Your cheating mind -- My adventures with the O-team -- A question of orientation -- Stupid is as stupid loves -- There's a thin line between love and hate -- The greatest love of all -- Conclusion: a brave new world of love
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 249-258) and index
Summary Draws on the latest findings beyond cultural perceptions to reveal how the brain processes love and interpersonal relationships, addressing such questions as the practicality of monogamy, and whether or not the "seven-year itch" actually exists

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