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The science of falling in love - Shannon Odell


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Love is often described as heartwarming, heart-wrenching, or even heartbreaking— and your brain is responsible for all these feelings. The journey from first spark to the last tear is guided by a symphony of neurochemicals and brain systems. Shannon Odell explores what happens in your brain when you fall in love, how it responds to a relationship, and how it reacts to a breakup.

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Meet The Creators

  • Educator Shannon Odell
  • Director Biljana Labović
  • Narrator Alexandra Panzer
  • Storyboard Artist Wing Luo
  • Animation Supervisor Amarello Rodrigues
  • Lead Animator Murilo Jardim
  • Animator Philip Piaget, Ouros Animation, Viktoria Binder Knudsen
  • Rotoscoping Direction Ouros Animation
  • Actor Giorgos Chatzellis, Emilio Elmowy
  • Art Director Nuri Keli, Ouros Animation
  • Sound Designer Weston Fonger
  • Composer Samuel Bellingham
  • Director of Production Gerta Xhelo
  • Producer Alexandra Zubak
  • Associate Producer Abdallah Ewis
  • Editorial Director Alex Rosenthal
  • Editorial Producer Shannon Odell
  • Science Consultant Lucy L. Brown

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