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It turns out that the milk of human kindness is evoked by something besides mom's good example.
Oxytocin, the "love hormone" that builds mother-baby bonds and may help us feel more connected toward one another, can also make surly monkeys treat each other a little more kindly.
First dates, job interviews or Christmas cocktail parties can be stressors for some people.
Scientists have discovered that a gene that influences empathy, parental sensitivity and sociability is so powerful that even strangers observing 20 seconds of silent video identified people with a particular genetic variation to be more caring and trusting.
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., March 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- According to the National Institute of Mental Health, approximately six million American adults suffer from a diagnosable level of anxiety. "All of us worry about things like health, money, or family problems at one time or another.
Researchers have found that the naturally-occurring hormone and neurotransmitter oxytocin intensifies men's memories of their mother's affections during childhood.
New human research suggests the chemical oxytocin â€” dubbed the "cuddle hormone" because of its importance in bonding between romantic partners and mothers and children â€” also influences feelings of well-being and sensitivity to advertising.
A new study suggests that a nasal spray containing oxytocin could cure shyness.
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.
- Withering but not falling off, as a blossom that persists on a twig after flowering.