– Rumi, “In the Arc of Your Mallet.” (13th Century.)
Diego talks about prose and love. M.F. 2012
A 2010 study at Stanford University showed that passionate love has the same effects as painkillers or illicit drugs. Professor of psychology Arthur Aron, PhD elaborates:
"When thinking about your beloved, there is intense activation in the rewards area of the brain - the same area that lights up when you take cocaine, the same area that lights up when you win..."