Couple in loveFrom boosting happiness to making you less judgmental, here’s how head-over-heels transforms you.

Love makes us all walk around like giant goof balls. We’re smiling for no reason. We’re asking people how their days are just so they’ll ask us back and we can sigh and say things have never been better. It makes us wake up in the morning and want to get out of bed and want to say hello to the brutal morning and want to be the greatest version of ourselves.

But as great as it makes it, it also makes us crazy.

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The Science of Love: 9 Ways Being in Love Affects Your Personality

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  1. This is an interesting list. I see that you cite a Daily Mail newspaper article to support the notion that brain scans suggest that people in love are less critical or judging. I am interested in the original research on this. I have looked up Samir Zeki and it appears the main body of his research is on perception of beauty in art and music. Could you please provide the citation for the originating study? Many thanks.

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