Brain Scans of Love vs. Lust (image) University of Chicago Share Print E-Mail Caption These fMRI scans show brain regions activated by sexual desire (in blue) compared to love (in pink) in healthy patients. The overlap in red illustrates how a patient's brain lesion affected the area in the brain associated with decision-making in love. Credit Courtesy of Chris Frum and James Lewis/West Virginia University; Robin Weiss/University of Chicago Usage Restrictions None Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.