Oxytocin could make us more accepting of others

Oxytocin could make us more accepting of others

Oxytocin – often referred to as the ‘love hormone’ because of its ability to promote mother-infant attachment and romantic bonding in adults – could also make us more accepting of other people, as found in new research, “Oxytocin Sharpens...

The love hormone oxytocin is 2-faced

It turns out the love hormone oxytocin is two-faced. Oxytocin has long been known as the warm, fuzzy hormone that promotes feelings of love, social bonding and well-being. It’s even being tested as an anti-anxiety drug. But new Northwestern Medicine® research...

Oxytocin: It’s a mom and pop thing

Philadelphia, PA, 20 August, 2010 – The hormone oxytocin has come under intensive study in light of emerging evidence that its release contributes to the social bonding that occurs between lovers, friends, and colleagues. Oxytocin also plays an important role in...

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