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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...

Study: A Dose of Oxytocin Increases the Cuddles

Bridget Jones's Diary makes me snort. I mean that literally. I emit a scornful guttural sound whenever I see it, which, unfortunately, happens a lot in my...

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Love hormone' helps autistic brain'

The'' love hormone'' oxytocin alters the brain activity of children with autism and makes them more social, according to US researchers. ...