32: Dr. Arthur Aron on The Science of Lasting Love

Join us as Dr. Arthur Aron shares his expertise on creating a fulfilling and successful relationship. In this episode, Art gives relationship advice on how doing new and exciting activities with your partner will improve your relationship.

About Dr. Arthur Aron

Dr. Arthur Aron is a Research Professor of Psychology at the State University of New York at Stony Brook and currently a Visiting Professor at UC Berkeley.  He received his B.A. and M.A., UC Berkeley and his Ph.D. Social Psychology from the University of Toronto. His research centers on the self-expansion model of motivation cognition in personal relationships, including the neural underpinnings and real-world applications of the model to marriage, family, and intergroup relations. He currently serves on the editorial boards of the Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, Personal Relationships, and Journal of Social and Personal Relationships.  He is a Fellow of the American Psychological Association, the Association for Psychological Science, the Society of Personality and Social Psychology, and the Society for the Psychological Study of Social Issues.  He has received major grants from the National Science Foundation, the Fetzer Foundation, the Templeton Foundation, and the Social Science and Humanities Research Council of Canada.  He is a recipient of the Distinguished Research Career Award for the International Association for Relationship Research.

Daily Tip

Do something novel and challenging with your partner at least once a week.

Relationship Resources

Art’s Research

Tips for Engaged Couples or Newlyweds

Take a pre-marital communication course.

If You Could Give Only One Piece of Advice…

Focus on your own security, anxiety and depression, and if you can do anything to improve that, do it.

Interview Links

Art’s Website

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