10 February 2015

Video Explains Why The Human Heart, Heart Symbol Is Used To Represent Love

[Click here to view the video in this article]

With Valentine’s day drawing near, Mental Floss has created a video to explain how the human heart and heart symbol became associated with love.

Although host Craig Benzine did not give one clear answer to the question, he did talked about the history of the heart and how it was slowly turn into a less realistic symbol to represent love throughout history and cultures.

Click play on the video below to find out more.

[via Laughing Squid, Mental Floss, images via video screenshot]