Lust: Is Love Blind? Valentines Day Event at the RiAus in Adelaide

Rob recently participated, together with Professor Bill von Hippel (Psychologist at the University of Queensland) and Helen Statman (performance artist from the troupe Cocoloco) in a Valentine’s day event at the Royal Institution of Australia (RiAus). The evening’s events were streamed live, and you can see an edited version here.

Introduction by artist Helen Statman

Seven Deadly Sins: Lust – Is Love Blind? – Introduction from RiAus on Vimeo.

Bill von Hippel discusses differences between men and women, and the science of attraction

Seven Deadly Sins: Lust – Is Love Blind? – Bill von Hippel from RiAus on Vimeo.

Rob Brooks explores mating choices and gives us the good news

Seven Deadly Sins: Lust – Is Love Blind? Rob Brooks from RiAus on Vimeo.

Q&A moderated by Helen Statman

Q&A hosted by Helen Statman from RiAus on Vimeo.

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Rob Brooks

I am an evolutionary biologist who thinks about sex for a living. Things I have thought and written about include the evolution of mate choice, the costs of being attractive, the reason animals age and the links between sex, diet, obesity and death. Follow @Brooks_Rob on Twitter.

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