Love Drug - BBC Learning English 6 Minute English Love Drug...

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BBC Learning English 6 Minute English Love Drug 6 Minute English © bbclearningenglish.com 2008 Page 1 of 4 Yvonne: Hi, this is ‘6 Minute English’ with Yvonne Archer and joining me today is Callum Robertson. Hello Callum! Callum: Hello Yvonne. Yvonne: Thanks for joining me. Now today, we'll hear a report about some research which might help to explain some of the mysteries of love - such as why we fall in love. But first, I've a question for you – as usual. Are you ready? Callum: Oh yes! Yvonne: Good. In 1991, Minnie Munro became the world's oldest bride aged 102. But how old was her groom – the man she married? Was he: a) 97 b) 80 or c) 83 Callum: This is just going to have to be a guess; she's 102 - I'll say he was 97. Yvonne: OK – we'll find out later on whether you're right or wrong later on. Larry Young is a professor of neuroscience – that's the study of the structure of the nervous system, how it works and the diseases that can cause it problems. Professor Young, based at Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia in the United States, used prairie voles to find out why people fall in love. But what are 'prairie voles' Callum?
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6 Minute English © bbclearningenglish.com 2008 Page 2 of 4 Callum: Well, a 'vole' is a very small animal which looks like a mouse but it has smaller ears and a short tail. And 'voles' usually live in fields near rivers but the ones
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