Is love an exact science? The Complete Idiot's Guide(r) to the Chemistry of Loveshares the amazing new findings about the chemical reactions that create what people call "love." With the help of neuroscience, biochemistry, and physiology, readers can finally get some real insight into the affairs of the heart and the actual "laws of attraction." •Covers the role of pheromones, neurotransmitters, and hormones that occur during sexual attraction and lead to the euphoria of "love" •Includes information on how readers can use this knowledge to enhance their significant relationships both romantic and nonromantic
Andrea Bradford, Ph.D., is a clinical psychologist and researcher. She is a member of the International Academy of Sex Research, the International Society for the Study of Women's Sexual Health, and the American Psychological Association. Victoria Costello is an Emmy Award-winning writer in health and psychology. Her published books include The Everything Guide to a Happy Marriage and the Parents' Everything Guide to Childhood OCD. Her biweekly blog, Awakening Psyche, appears on PsychologyToday.com.