Science is illuminating some of the mysteries of love, said author Helen Fisher at an NPC book event on Feb. 11. Fisher discussed her new book "Why Him? Why Her? " with attendees who filled the Zenger Room.
Fisher, who is a biological anthropologist, talked about her analysis of patterns of attraction among 28,000 men and women who responded to a survey, as well as data from neurochemistry, genetics, and personality studies. This work helps explain, "Why do you fall in love with someone and not another," she said.