Podcast #474: The Shocks of Romantic Attraction. In accordance with the popular, evolutionary concept of individual attraction, individuals choose romantic lovers predicated on objective assessments of what’s called their “mate value” — the extent to which an individual possesses faculties like visual appearance and status.

Podcast #474: The Shocks of Romantic Attraction. In accordance with the popular, evolutionary concept of individual attraction, individuals choose romantic lovers predicated on objective assessments of what’s called their “mate value” — the extent to which an individual possesses faculties like visual appearance and status.

It is that actually all that’s behind the method people set up?

My visitor has done a series of studies which add greater nuance to the mysteries of romantic attraction today. Their title is Paul Eastwick and he’s a professor of therapy at UC Davis.Continue reading