In this episode, three human guinea pigs are put through their paces in the lab of love. As more and more Australians go through adulthood desperate and dateless, Catalyst asks, can science provide clues on how to release the Romeo and Juliet that lies within us all.
Narration: Catrionas challenge is to see if she can modify 30-odd years of learnt behaviour and loosen up.Dr Paul Willis: Catriona, this is Csaba Csaba teaches The Lambada.Dr Gabrielle Morrissey: Thats what leads to that giggly, silly behaviour. Narration: So did our guinea pigs manage to click with the other speed daters?Anna: Michael got two votes Hwei two votes Catriona three votes. The first step is to understand the visual and behavioural messages our trio are sending.Melissa Bruce: Youre doing an awful lot of talking.
Something youre doing with your hands symbolic of what youre doing. If you had powder or dust flicking information sand in her eyes.The result is an outpouring of powerful chemicals including the all-critical stimulant dopamine sometimes referred to as the chemical of desire.Together with other neurohormones, it triggers a rush of excitement and feelings of elation.We find out if pheromones (the smells of desire) can really turn on the partner of your dreams; whether fear is the ultimate aphrodisiac; and whether the body often says what the lips would never dare to mention?Theres a lot of fun and a few anxious moments as we pull out all the stops in getting our subjects the dates they so desperately desire. And who gets the Prince Charming or the Princess Perfect theyve always dreamed of?See what youre doing energetically no room to deliver something to you. Narration: Melissa also highlighted Michaels favourite topic of conversation himself!