Falling in Love: Why We Choose the Lovers We Choose. Ayala Malach Pines, Author, Ayala Malakh-Pines, Author Routledge $ (p) ISBN. Falling in Love is the first book to unlock the mysteries of how and why we fall in love. Renowned psychologist Ayala Pines shows us why we fall for the people we Ayala Malach Pines is a clinical, social, and organizational psychologist and. Falling in Love: Why We Choose the Lovers We Choose. Front Cover. Ayala Malach Pines. Taylor & Francis, Oct 27, – Psychology – pages.

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My library Help Advanced Book Search. Mar 18, Keit Doesntcare rated it really liked it. She has authored ten books, twenty book chapters, and over seventy scholarly research articles.


I have never found such a comprehensive book on love and I like the professional approach A. The book sheds light on the circumstances that affect why we fall in love and the background experiences that shape our preferences and choices in mates. As a social psychologist and researcher she analyzes how we fall in love; her clinical experience and psychodynamic theories come into play in the exploration of why we choose a particular person. The author is a psychologist, so perhaps it’s not surprising that the data gets interpreted this way.


Published June 26th by Routledge first published August 1st Packed with helpful suggestions for those seeking love and those already in it, this book is about love’s many puzzles. In other words, it does as the title suggests and attempts to address why we choose the lovers we choose, from a psychological perspective. Undergrad psychology really does ruin you for any kind of pop science reading.

And even though we’d like to think that love is a marvelous and out of space feeling, it’s not.

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Good scientific reviews on the topics of romantic love and attractions. You can find it on Ted talks at the following link: And just when I began to suspect assigned roles would be its major basis, the author addressed the challenge of evolution in our assumptions of gender expectations and social requirement of their fulfillment.

Love remains–by and large–a mystery, as it should be. A good book after all. It’s a fun and helpful read. It does Interesting and insightful.

Nothing you didn’t learn in Psych Just a moment while we mlaach you in to your Goodreads account. I found I knew what this book presented in this manner, on a visceral pinnes, but now, perhaps, I know on a intellectual level.

The experimenter takes a polaroid of the man fallint gives him a polaroid of the woman.

Is it as dumb, blind or arbitrary as we often think, and are we subject to its pine Media reporter, reviewer, producer, guest booker, blogger.


Falling in Love: Why We Choose the Lovers We Choose

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She has authored ten books, twenty book chapters, and over seventy scholarly research articles. Not a how-to guide malachh the lovelorn but a serious, research-oriented work of special interest to those involved in couples— therapy.

Pines Romantic Jealousy, ; Keeping the Spark Alive,a social psychologist and researcher who is also a clinical psychologist specializing in relationship issues, tackles her subject from both perspectives. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Jun 13, Ana added it.


She draws extensively on three studies: This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers. Open Preview See a Problem?