This Is Love

Black and white fMRI scan of Dessa's brain, with her head in profile, and a tiny red dot at the base of the brain

Episode 42: The Brain in Love

Episode #42

2022-01-26 13:08:11


Dessa spent the better part of two decades in love with the same person. They’d broken up and gotten back together over and over again. And even once they were broken up for good, she couldn’t give up hope that they still had a future. She says she felt kind of stuck. And so she started planning an experiment—part science project, part art project—to try to fall out of love.