Your coupon has been activated.
Coupon Activated

Similar Items

The Chemistry Between Us: Love, Sex, and the Science of Attraction (Paperback)

You will earn $0.62 (5%) on this product with Club O Gold.

Rewards

SILVER

FREE

2% Rewards

Keep shopping on Overstock

Exclusive Offers

Straight to your inbox

5% Dining Rewards

Get paid to go out tonight

GOLD

$19.95/yr.

5% Rewards

Earn even faster

Exclusive Offers

Straight to your inbox

5% Dining Rewards

Get paid to go out tonight

Free Shipping

Never pay extra

Exclusive Rewards

Save big-- up to 40%

Today: $12.43
Free Shipping*
ITEM# 15471370
  • Delivery Estimate

    Select a Product Option to view shipping

    • Product Alerts

      Stay in the know! Choose which alerts you’d like to receive on this product.

    Love this item?

    Save it to a list so you can find it anytime!


    Oops,

    something went wrong.

    Please refresh the page and try again.


    Details

    ITEM#: 15471370

    Larry Young, PhD, is the director of the Center for Translational Social Neuroscience, the William P. Timmie Professor of Psychiatry at Emory Univer­sity School of Medicine, and chief of the Division of Behavioral Neuroscience and Psychiatric Disorders at Yerkes National Primate Research Center. He lives in Atlanta.
    Brian Alexander is an award-winning journalist and the author of several books, including Rapture: How Biotech Became the New Religion andAmerica Un­zipped: The Search for Sex and Satisfaction. He lives in San Diego.

    How much control do we have over love? Much less than we like to think. All that mystery, all that poetry, all those complex behaviors sur­rounding human bonding leading to the most life-changing decisions we’ll ever make, are unconsciously driven by a few molecules in our brains.
    How does love begin? How can two strangers come to the conclusion that it would not only be pleasant to share their lives, but that they must share them? How can a man say he loves his wife, yet still cheat on her? Why do others stay in relationships even after the ro­mance fades? How is it possible to fall in love with the ?wrong” person? How do people come to have a ?type”?
    Physical attraction, jealousy, infidelity, mother-infant bonding?all the behaviors that so often leave us befuddled?are now being teased out of the fog of mystery thanks to today’s social neuroscience. Larry Young, one of the world’s leading experts in the field, and journalist Brian Alexander explain how those findings apply to you.
    Drawing on real human stories and research from labs around the world, The Chemistry Between Us is a bold attempt to create a ?grand unified theory” of love. Some of the mind-blowing insights include:
    • Love can get such a grip on us because it is, literally, an addiction.
    • To a woman falling in love, a man is like her baby.
    • Why it’s false to say society makes gender, and how it’s possible to have the body of one gender and the brain of another.
    • Why some people are more likely to cheat than others.
    • Why we sometimes truly can’t resist temptation.
    Young and Alexander place their revelations into historical, political, and social contexts. In the pro­cess, they touch on everything from gay marriage to why single-mother households might not be good for society. The Chemistry Between Us offers powerful in­sights into love, sex, gender, sexual orientation, and family life that will prove to be enlightening, contro­versial, and thought provoking.

    Specs

    ISBN 9781591846611
    Genre PSYCHOLOGY / Human Sexuality
    Format Paperback
    Pages 310
    Publisher Date 2014-01-28 00:00:00.0
    Publisher Current
    Copyright Year 2014
    Height 8.75 in
    Wdth 5.75 in
    Thickness 1.0 in
    Unit weight 0.6 lb
    Language English
    Subtitle Love, Sex, and the Science of Attraction
    Edition Detail Reprint
    Audience General/trade
    Authors Young, Larry
    Country of Origin United States

    Product Reviews

    Questions & Answers

    Yay! Be the first to ask a question about this product.

    Shopping Tips & Inspiration

    Shipping & Returns

    Shipping:

    This item will be delivered to you via USPS Trackable Media Mail or UPS Mail Innovations and will take from 2 days to 3 weeks from the time the item leaves our warehouse. *

    Standard Return Policy:

    Items must be returned in new or unused condition and contain all original materials included with the shipment. More Details

    FINAL SALE EXCLUSION: Items marked as FINAL SALE are not returnable unless the problem you experience is the result of our error.

    For your protection, all orders are screened for security purposes. If your order is selected for review, our Loss Prevention Team may contact you by phone or email. There may be a two business day delay to process your order.

    ** Most Oversize orders are delivered within 1-4 weeks. Some orders may take 6 weeks to be delivered.

    You May Also Like

    |