Video: The Science of Love With Dr. Art Aron


"Love is central to human life. It is the biggest predictor of human happiness--more than wealth or success. And it's a huge predictor of health. How long we'll live is predicted more strongly by your relationship quality than by smoking or obesity." - Dr. Art Aron

Why should scientists study love? Because, as social psychologist Dr. Art Aron explains in the video below, it's central to our health and happiness. Dr. Aron talks not only about why love is a worthwhile area of scientific inquiry, but also how he started studying love in the first place and some of the most fascinating things he has discovered by researching this topic.

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