Heartbreakers: Free Will or Just, Like, Pretty Cheap Will?'Heartbreakers with Artist-in-Residence Dessa'
Originally Aired: Monday May 22, 2017
Could our genes affect our romantic choices? Does love inhabit a particular region of the brain? If this song makes us too sad to drive straight, why are we playing it on repeat?
Rapper and essayist Dessa returns with the final event in this series – a collision of art, music and scientific research on love, sex and human adventures in pair-bonding.
How much choosing are we really doing when we select a mate? How much of our behavior is driven by unconscious processes?