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Evolutionary psychologists reveal why parents want their children’s mates to have certain traits

Evolutionary psychologists reveal why parents want their children’s mates to have certain traits

Psychologist Carin Perilloux is looking into a crazy little thing called love — and finding out why it’s so complicated when that special someone meets the parents. Good looks, personality, religion and earning potential may all come into play when choosing a serious sweetheart. But Perilloux, a doctoral candidate at The University of Texas at…   » Continue Reading

Love can be a complex mix of chemistry and emotions, professor says

Love can be a complex mix of chemistry and emotions, professor says

Can’t Help Falling in Love with You: For Dr. Tim Loving, Valentine’s Day is more than just chocolates, flowers, a nice dinner, smooches and long, loving gazes at your partner. It’s also a kind of laboratory of hormones, chemicals, cultural expectations and interpersonal dynamics that raises profound questions about the biological basis of our emotions.