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Latest Interpersonal chemistry Stories

bad breakups
2015-03-25 15:24:45

A Saint Louis University research review article suggests people are hardwired to fall out of love and move onto new romantic relationships.

love hormone hunt
2015-03-24 10:16:29

It’s the hormone that gives you a big lift and if you want a hefty dose, go hunting. Oxytocin is known as “the love hormone” and its levels in the body explode when your dearest is nearest. Even calling up your lover on the phone is enough to send oxytocin production soaring and, as far as oxytocin goes, absence really can make the heart grow fonder.

oxytocin dogs
2015-03-17 19:17:33

Oxytocin, the so-called love hormone, may be the reason that dogs evolved into "man’s best friend", and dogs who were given a dose of the neuropeptide performed better at following cues to find a hidden treat, according to new research from Monash University in Australia.

love hormone
2015-02-24 09:11:33

Oxytocin, sometimes referred to as the "love" or "cuddle" hormone, has a legendary status in popular culture due to its vital role in social and sexual behaviour and long-term bonding. Now researchers from the University of Sydney and the University of Regensburg have discovered it also has a remarkable influence on the intoxicating effect of alcohol, which they report in the scientific journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences on 24 February.

seven-year itch divorce
2015-01-20 10:26:15

It seems like most divorces happen around the seven-year mark, "the seven-year itch," as it's been termed. But how much science is there behind this trend? Biological anthropologist Helen Fisher digs into the phenomenon and finds some surprising correlations.

cuddling
2014-12-25 13:56:39

Ladies, if you've been waiting years for an article to wave in your man's face the next time you want to cuddle and he groans (sorry guys), you've finally got it.

2014-06-23 16:24:10

77% of lesbian women are confident with a flat pack compared to 58% of heterosexual men NEW YORK, June 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- According to YouGov's LGBT Omnibus research results LGBT

Rhesus Monkey Infants Express Sociability While On Oxytocin: Study
2014-04-29 13:47:28

Involved in child birth and the production of breast milk, oxytocin is a hormone produced in the pituitary gland. A new study published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences has found that this hormone also promotes social behavior in infant rhesus monkeys.

2014-03-27 23:22:09

New policy brief from The Fenway Institute analyzes state efforts to gather sexual orientation data on Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System Surveys, including Southern and Plains/Mountain

Through The Stomach Is The Way To A Chimpanzee's Heart
2014-01-16 13:38:29

Chimpanzees who share their food with others have higher levels of the hormone oxytocin in their urine


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  • Large; stout; burly.
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