A box of antique jewelry.

What Love Tokens Can Tell Us About Poor Women in Early Modern England

Poor English women imbued everyday objects with an emotional power that they gave and received. These were known as love tokens. 
Difficult choice between reason and passion.

Is There a Part of the Brain That Correlates To Feelings of Love?

Studying the anterior insula, a prune-sized region tucked away at the base of the brain, may provide interesting clues. 

The Love Birds of Valentine’s Day

A little history behind the love birds that inspired Chaucer to invent Valentine's Day, the well-known celebration of love. 

The Origins of St. Valentine’s Day

The complicated origins of St. Valentine's Day.