Attraction, Intimacy, and Love

Recommended Reading

Blow, A.J., & Hartnett, K. (2005). Infidelity in committed relationships II: A substantive review. Journal of Marital and Family Therapy, 31(2), 217–33. doi:10.1111/j.1752- 0606.2005.tb01556.x.

Grenier, G. (2007). The 10 conversations you must have before you get married (and how to have them). Toronto, ON: Key Porter.

Jones, B.C., DeBruine, L.M., Perrett, D.I., Little, A.C., Feinberg, D.R., & Smith, M.J.L. (2008).

Effects of menstrual cycle phase on face preferences. Archives of Sexual Behavior, 37(1), 78–84. doi:10.1007/s10508-007-9268-y.

Muise, A., Christofides, E., & Desmarais, S. (2014). Creeping or just information seeking? Gender differences in partner monitoring in response to jealousy on Facebook. Personal Relationships, 21(1), 35–50. doi: 10.1111/pere.12014.

Ortigue, S., Bianchi-Demicheli, F., Patel, N., Frum, C., & Lewis, J.W. (2010). Neuroimaging of love: fMRI meta-analysis evidence toward new perspectives in sexual medicine. Journal of Sexual Medicine, 7(11), 3541–52. doi:10.1111/j.1743-6109.2010.01999.x.

Penn, D.J., & Potts, W.K. (1999). The evolution of mating preferences and major histocompatibility complex genes. The American Naturalist, 153(2), 145–64. doi:10.1086/303166.

Ryan, C., & Jethá, C. (2010). Sex at dawn: The prehistoric origins of modern sexuality. New York, NY: HarperCollins.

Sternberg, R.J., & Weis, K. (Eds). (2006). The new psychology of love. New Haven, CT: Yale University Press.

Stinson, R.D. (2010). Hooking up in young adulthood: A review of factors influencing the sexual behavior of college students. Journal of College Student Psychotherapy, 24(2), 98– 115. doi:10.1080/87568220903558596.

Whitty, M.T. (2008). Liberating or debilitating? An examination of romantic relationships, sexual relationships, and friendships on the Net. Computers in Human Behavior, 24(5), 1837–50. doi:10.1016/j.chb.2008.02.009.

Recommended Viewing

Discovery Channel (Producer). (n.d.). The science of sex appeal [Video file]. United States: Discovery Channel. Retrieved from

Fisher, H. (Speaker). (2006). Helen Fisher: Why we love, why we cheat [Video file]. United States: TED. Retrieved from

Fisher, H. (Speaker). (2014). Helen Fisher: What we want [Video file]. United States: PopTech. Retrieved from

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