Yale University: PSYC 110 – Lecture 9

Lecture 9: Evolution, Emotion, and Reason: Love

Guest lecturer Peter Salovey, Professor of Psychology and Dean of Yale College, introduces students to the dominant psychological theories of love and attraction. Specific topics include the different types of love, the circumstances that predict attraction, and the situations where people mistakenly attribute arousal for love.

Chapter 1. Introduction to Dr Peter Salovey
Chapter 2. Defining Love and Its Permutations
Chapter 3. The Social Psychology of Love and Attraction
Chapter 4. Misattribution for the Causes of Arousal
Chapter 5. Question and Answer