The chemistry of love
|When:||Tuesday, 31 January 2017 - Tuesday, 31 January 2017|
|Where:|| Off campus
The Orbit, 81 De Korte Street, Braamfontein
What are the physiological factors that combine in the melting pot of this thing that makes the world go round?
Is there a love map, a kind of template of the perfect partner? Is this based on appearances, personality, a limbic resonance or pheromones (which may even elicit a specific immune response to a potential partner)? Or is it all just guided by hormones?
During this year's first session of Science & Cocktails Johannesburg, Dr Joji Mercier will deconstruct the body's chemistry and physiology involved in attraction and lust: an addictive heady state that swirls us into new romances and reduces us to nervous exhilarated wrecks floating in a parallel universe.
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