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2010-11-15 16:33:06

New human research suggests the chemical oxytocin — dubbed the "cuddle hormone" because of its importance in bonding between romantic partners and mothers and children — also influences feelings of well-being and sensitivity to advertising.

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2010-09-24 13:52:19

A new study suggests that a nasal spray containing oxytocin could cure shyness.

2010-08-20 13:54:11

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.

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2009-12-09 09:45:00

Researchers at the University of California, Berkeley, are challenging long-held beliefs that human beings are wired to be selfish.

2009-11-16 17:13:28

Researchers have discovered a genetic variation that may contribute to how empathetic a human is, and how that person reacts to stress.

2009-11-12 11:36:48

A new study carried out at the University of Haifa has found that the oxytocin hormone, known as the 'love hormone,' also affects antisocial behaviors, such as envy and gloating.

2009-08-31 13:10:00

Researchers at the Yerkes National Primate Research Center, Emory University, have demonstrated that prairie voles may be a useful model in understanding the neurochemistry of social behavior.

2009-08-26 09:09:07

The sight of their infants’ smiles and tears lights up the brain reward centers of mothers who have a secure attachment to their own parent(s), said researchers from Baylor College of Medicine in a report that appears in the current issue of the journal Neuropsychopharmacology.

2009-08-17 00:17:54

Increased sexual activity may lead to an improvement in problem-solving, confidence and teamwork at work, a U.S. researcher says. Dr.

2009-08-13 09:00:00

DALLAS, Aug. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- According to research from Chemistry.com's chief scientific advisor Dr. Helen Fisher, success in the bedroom could lead to an upper hand in the boardroom. Dr.


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