Our eyes, gestures, and tone bring us together in a more profound way than words alone. It’s why we look hopefully toward the return of in-person, face-to-face connection.
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An Anthropologist's View
Helen E Fisher Ph.D.
Women around the world are gradually reassuming the roles they played a million years ago-as social, sexual, and economic equals with men. But it's taking time, even in the West.
I’ve had my share of addictions; I’m utterly respectful of the problems of partyland. But what struck me most about the milling crowd was the ever-present force of romance—the hidden addiction.
Helen Fisher is a Research Professor in the Dept. of Anthropology at Rutgers. She has written extensively on the biology, evolution, and cross-cultural expression of sexuality and romantic love.