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From First Kiss to Forever: A Scientific Approach to Love

From First Kiss to Forever: A Scientific Approach to Love

by Marisa T. Cohen


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From First Kiss to Forever: A Scientific Approach to Love is a fun and humorous, yet scientific, book about relationships. This book introduces the reader to relationship science. The chapters examine how people meet, select their mates, and fall in and out of love.

Readers need not be scientists to understand the information presented. Each chapter relates present-day research to everyday experiences and real relationship issues confronted by couples. Each ends with take home tips/questions to help the reader apply the lessons in his/her own life.

Do you want to understand the science behind finding a mate, maintaining long-lasting relationships, or even what makes some relationships doomed to fail? Help your relationships grow and flourish, and have a few hearty laughs along the way.

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780997806267
Publisher: Open Books
Publication date: 12/10/2016
Pages: 168
Product dimensions: 5.00(w) x 7.99(h) x 0.39(d)

About the Author

Dr. Marisa T. Cohen obtained a B.S. in Biology and Society with a minor in Education from Cornell University. She then went on to receive her Ph.D. in Educational Psychology, with a concentration in Learning, Development, and Instruction from the Graduate Center of the City University of New York.

Dr. Cohen is currently a psychology professor at St. Francis College in Brooklyn, New York. She teaches experimental, educational, developmental, and general psychology courses.

She is also the Director of the Self-Awareness and Bonding Lab (SABL). This lab centers on the subfields of relationship science and social psychology. Dr. Cohen's main research interests are gender differences in dating and relationship behaviors, peoples' perceptions of love and infidelity, and consensual non-monogamy. For more information, please visit the website at

Dr. Cohen actively presents her research from the field at both local and regional conferences. In addition to her research, Dr. Cohen enjoys giving guest lectures on the application of this science to everyday life.

When she is not teaching or researching, Marisa enjoys wine tasting with her husband, walks with her dog Bisbee, and laugh-filled brunches with her friends.

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