Valentines’s Day Extra Credit

Valentines’s Day Extra Credit

Watch the short video of Helen Fisher: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0YP4n9G0qtQ also Watch the short video created by The History Channel: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Rs6xesanxNM 1. Write 3-5 paragraphs comparing and or contrasting the social/historical perspective of Valentine’s day and the concept of love that has been stereotyped on this holiday compared to the science of love and relationships that Helen Fisher describes. You may include information obtained from chapters 5-9 in your textbook to support your thoughts. Below are examples of topics you may discuss. Use your critical thinking skills and think out of the box or relate the topic to personal experiences for yourself or someone you know. Ex-You may also include your thoughts on Valentine’s day and sex and gender stereotypes and or “presumed” roles for individuals celebrating the holiday. Ex-You may discuss the motivation of celebrating this holiday in relation to Desire and Love. Ex-This holiday has evolved since its creation. Take the topics you have learned in this class and discuss how the holiday could continue to evolve to become more inclusive or less exclusive.