Creepy New Study Suggests That Men Are Just Hoping to Marry a Mother…

Thanks to biological anthropologist Helen Fisher, author of the lurid sex book Why Him? Why Her? How to Find and Keep Lasting Love, the Oedipal complex has received a much-needed 21st-century update. It's not that all men want to kill their fathers so they can marry their mothers — what they really want to do is find a … » 11/11/12 2:00pm 11/11/12 2:00pm

Your Neural Pathways Will Never Let You Get Over Mr. Big

It's been 13 years since Sex and the City premiered, and yet we are still talking about Mr. Big. Why? Because, according to anthropologist and relationship scientist Helen Fisher, we are addicted to him. Okay, we're not addicted to the actual Mr. Big, as in Chris Noth (who probably really wishes we'd all stop calling… » 9/30/11 11:10am 9/30/11 11:10am

Personality Types Explain Who You Love, Anthropologist Tells Elle

This month's Elle promises to help us get what all women want — the one — this time using super-scientific brain chemicals. » 1/19/09 2:00pm 1/19/09 2:00pm

's Joseph Hooper interviews anthropologist , who "has crunched the numbers" and cracked the code of love. By studying the user base of Chemistry.com, Fisher determined that our personalities — and…

Could We Date Barack Obama? The Astrology Says No, But The Sweaty…

Helen Fisher is a highly-regarded Rutgers professor whose mastery of biology, anthropology, psychology and philosophy somehow led her to her current career formulating "biology-based" personality tests for Chemistry.com and hypothesizing about how politicians would score if they actually bothered to waste fifteen minutes … » 8/06/07 10:31am 8/06/07 10:31am