Fri. Jan 17th, 2020

Rodrigo Rivera C.

The chemistry of love: Part 2

In the cascade of emotional reactions there is electricity (neuronal discharges) and there is chemistry (hormones and other substances involved). They are the ones that make a love passion out of control of our lives and they are the ones that explain a good part of the signs of falling in love.

The chemistry of love: Part 1

Albert Einstein once said that to explain what we feel for that special person under the strict terms of the chemistry of love is to detract magic from the matter. However, whether we like it or not, there are processes such as attraction or the most obsessive passion where neurochemistry itself delimits a fascinating and very complex territory that also defines part of who we are.