How Oxytocin Makes Men (Almost) Monogamous

What happens when a man finds "the one"? His brain gets washed in oxytocin.The hormone and brain chemical best known for its role in love — it's also responsible...

Can Oxytocin Ease Shyness?

For centuries artists have tried to capture the essence of love, and now scientists may have found it in the brain. Known as oxytocin (not to be confused...

The Molecule Behind the Golden Rule

We have this deep evolutionary system that motivates us to care about complete strangers

What the ‘Love Hormone’ Has to Do With Autism

The latest findings hint at why autistic children are more interested in objects and ideas than they are in other people. And that insight could lead to new...

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