Scientists find natural chemicals that make you fall in love

March 1997
Jet;3/10/97, Vol. 91 Issue 16, p16
Announces evidence to support the theory that natural brain chemicals are linked to falling in love. Research by Dr. Helen Fisher of Rutgers University in New Brunswick, New Jersey; Comments from Fisher; Three primary mating emotions; Agreement of Dr. Felix E. Grissom, associate professor with at Howard University Medical School in Washington, D. C.; Comments from Grissom.


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