The Science Of Falling In Love Ever wonder what's causing all those reactions in your body when you're falling in love with someone? We certainly did. So, we called up Adam Cole, who gathered up all the science and wrote "A Neuroscience Love Song" for NPR's Skunk Bear back in the day. Follow Maddie Sofia and Adam Cole on Twitter. Email love letters to the show at shortwave@npr.org.
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Is This Love? Or Am I Gonna Fight A Lion.

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Is This Love? Or Am I Gonna Fight A Lion.

Is This Love? Or Am I Gonna Fight A Lion.

Is This Love? Or Am I Gonna Fight A Lion.

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A promotional still from Skunk Bear's episode "A Neuroscience Love Song."

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Ever wonder what's causing all those reactions in your body when you're falling in love with someone? We certainly did. So, we called up Adam Cole. He's a freelancer right now (read: for hire), but back in the day, he worked for NPR's Skunk Bear. That's when he gathered up a bunch of science about bodily reactions to love and wrote "A Neuroscience Love Song."

You can check out the additional reporting he and co-producer Ryan Kellman did around the Skunk Bear episode here. Plus, see their entire YouTube series here.

Follow Maddie Sofia and Adam Cole on Twitter. Email love letters to the show at shortwave@npr.org.

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This episode was produced by Rebecca Ramirez and edited by Viet Le.