I just read a really cool article in the latest Economist. Scientists have made progress understanding the science, genetics, and neurochemistry of love. Yeah, you read that right. Love.
My favorite quote:
Parts of the brain that are love-bitten include the one responsible for gut feelings, and the ones which generate the euphoria induced by drugs such as cocaine. So the brains of people deeply in love do not look like those of people experiencing strong emotions, but instead like those of people snorting coke.
It’s very worth reading. Also, this book is listed as a reference, which might be cool: