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Love Can Make You Smarter

 

Elsa Einstein and her husband, Albert, on the SS Rotterdam in New York. (1921)Wikicommons

Love is supposed to make you stupid. We’re used to seeing the lover as a mooning fool, blind to his lover’s faults and the goings-on of the outside world, or even as a person who has lost all sense of rationality or propriety, driven to a kind of madness. There’s science to back this up

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