Love technology and dating
So why is it that more and more people are using online dating sites that match them with another person before they ever meet them?
While most teen romantic relationships do not start online, technology is a major vehicle for flirting and expressing interest in a potential partner.
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I'm not suggesting that we're not — that we're necessarily sexually faithful to our partners. I and my colleagues have put over 100 people into a brain scanner — people who had just fallen happily in love, people who had just been rejected in love and people who are in love long-term. And I've long ago maintained that we've evolved three distinctly different brain systems for mating and reproduction: sex drive, feelings of intense romantic love and feelings of deep cosmic attachment to a long-term partner.
I've looked at adultery in 42 cultures, I understand, actually, some of the genetics of it, and some of the brain circuitry of it. And together, these three brain systems — with many other parts of the brain — orchestrate our sexual, our romantic and our family lives.