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Study suggests oxytocin makes people trusting, but not gullible

Oxytocin (OT) is a hormone that plays an important role in social behavior — it has even been nicknamed “the love hormone” and “liquid trust.” Increased levels of OT have been associated with greater caring, generosity, and trust. But does OT incre…

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 impo…