Why We Love: An Afternoon with Dr. Anna Machin and Robin Dunbar

Event Date: February 9, 2022 1:00 pm

What can the social and life sciences tell us about the most fundamental and unquantifiable human experience—love? Anna Manchin, evolutionary anthropologist at the Department of Experimental Psychology at Oxford University, England, is interested in the the the most inclusive possible answer, one that, unlike previous books on the subject, considers friendship and family on par with romantic love, as well as polyamory, chosen families, queer love, and touchingly, the love we feel for pets, celebrities, and deities.

Why We Love: The New Science Behind Our Closest Relationships by Dr Anna Machin