How does love work?

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How We Love

Love is instinctive and essential, but what is it that brings certain people together? In this hour, TED speakers examine the mystery of connection and relationships.

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Can You Use Algorithms To Find Love?

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It's De-Lovely Roger, Shorty And His Giants
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What Happens To Our Brain When We're In Love?

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Are We Asking Too Much Of Our Spouses?

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Somebody to Love Various Artists
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What Makes Siblings Bond?

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A Father-Daughter Dance — In Prison?

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