This Is Your Brain On Love (INTERACTIVE GRAPHIC)

11/23/2011 08:32 am ET
  • Cara Santa Maria Science correspondent, Huffington Post; editor, Talk Nerdy to Me

This week, we have been discussing the science of love. Between my blog, Facebook, and Twitter, a number of people have inquired as to the neurological basis of love. So, I decided to work with Chris Spurlock, The Huffington Post's incredible infographic designer, to present an interactive roadmap of the brain on love.

Sources:
Sexual Interactions
Social Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience
Societies of Brains: A Study in the Neuroscience of Love and Hate
Nature
Archives of Sexual Behavior
Journal of Neurophysiology
BBC
Psychology Today

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