#140 – Lisa Feldman Barrett: Love, Evolution, and the Human Brain

Lisa Feldman Barrett is a neuroscientist, psychologist, and author. Please support this podcast by checking out our sponsors:
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Here’s the timestamps for the episode. On some podcast players you should be able to click the timestamp to jump to that time.
(00:00) – Introduction
(07:27) – Falling in love
(25:10) – Love at first sight
(39:49) – Romantic
(43:48) – Writing process
(54:32) – Evolution of the human brain
(1:08:41) – Nature of evil
(1:17:23) – Love is an evolutionary advantage
(1:21:59) – Variation in species
(1:27:41) – Does evolution have a direction?
(1:45:19) – Love with an inanimate object
(1:49:37) – Just be yourself is confusing advice
(1:59:49) – Consciousness
(2:06:26) – Book recommendations