Helen Fisher on Three Diverse Mating Strategies

April 25, 2012


Helen Fisher is the most prominent social scientist studying attraction and mating from an evolutionary perspective. She’s that rare combination of brilliant researcher and star power. 

I found her remarks on the high dopamine types especially interesting, since we know that this is the chemical that rewards promiscuity and other impulsive, addictive behaviors. It lends additional credence to my claim that promiscuous types are drawn to one another and pair off accordingly.

Your thoughts?