02/18/2014 09:35 am ET Updated Dec 06, 2017

6 Scientific Ways To Spot A Cheater (VIDEO)

Why do some of us cheat in our relationships and have romantic affairs? Are there factors that may predict infidelity in men and women? What does the science say?

For a better understanding of infidelity (and how to spot a potential cheater), I reached out to Dr. Robin Milhausen, a professor and sexuality researcher at the University of Guelph in Canada, and neuroscientist Dr. Giovanni Frazzetto, who authored the book "Joy, Guilt, Anger, Love: What Neuroscience Can--and Can't--Tell Us About How We Feel."

They told me six freaky facts that may change the way you look at infidelity. Click on the video above and/or read the full transcript below. Plus, leave your thoughts in the comments below. Talk nerdy to me!


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