NEW MOVIE: Love and Other Drugs

poster.jpgIf you fancy catching a movie now that the festive season is over (boo! Hiss!) then you might want to check out the newly released Love and Other Drugs. Especially of you're a fan of Jake Gyllenhaal. Or Princess Diaries star Anne Hathaway. Or both (bonus!) This romantic comedy was released in cinemas today. We've posted the trailer, and also read on for the synopsis...

Hathaway portrays Maggie, an alluring free spirit who won't let anyone - or anything - tie her down. But she meets her match in Jamie (Gyllenhaal), whose relentless and nearly infallible charm serve him well with the ladies and in the cutthroat world of pharmaceutical sales. Maggie and Jamie's evolving relationship takes them both by surprise, as they find themselves under the influence of the ultimate drug: love.

NEW MOVIE: Love and Other Drugs - Comments

  • Similar to drugs and alcohol, falling in love can easily be hard on your body. Your heart races, your stomach gets tied up in knots, and you're on an emotive roller coaster, feeling deliriously pleased one second and nervous and desperate the following.

    Analysis shows that these extreme, romantic sensations stem from the mind.

    In one research study, specialists considered magnetic resonance images of the minds of 10 ladies and seven men that declared to be profoundly in love. The span of their partnerships varied from one month to less than 2 years. Participants were shown photos of their treasured, and images of a similar-looking individual.

    The minds of the smitten participants responded to images of their partners, creating emotive reactions in the exact same parts of the mind typically entailed by having inspiration and perks.

    "Extreme passionate love utilizes the exact same system in the mind that gets triggered when an individual is addicted to drugs," stated research, a drug rehab psychologist at the State College of New York at Stony Brook.

    In additional words, you begin to need the individual you're in love with like a drug.

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