Homme tenant un éclat de miroir reflétant son visage

La miroirante attractivité (épisode 271)

Plus qu’une locution, qui se ressemble s’assemble pourrait correspondre à une certaine réalité.

A quel point ce que nous trouvons attirant chez l’autre, ne serait que ce que l’on y retrouve de nous-même ?

Chronique diffusée le 15 février 2024. L’ensemble des chroniques est accessible sur une playlist dédiée.


Pour aller plus loin :

« Facial attraction : the intriguing role of similarity in romantic connections », par Eric Dolan. Publié sur Psypost, le 23/11/2023. Consulté le 09/02/2024. Lien : https://www.psypost.org/2023/10/facial-attraction-the-intriguing-role-of-similarity-in-romantic-connections-214113.


Un autre épisode du podcast en lien :

« La Tête Dans Le Cerveau #149 – La fantasmée attirance corporelle ».


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Source image :

Amine M’siouri – Photo en niveaux de gris de la main humaine (2015). https://www.pexels.com/fr-fr/photo/photo-en-niveaux-de-gris-de-la-main-humaine-2050590/




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Christophe Rodo (2024, 15 février). La miroirante attractivité (épisode 271). Cerveau en argot. Consulté le 23 mai 2024, à l’adresse https://doi.org/10.58079/vuee

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