Latest oxytocin Stories
According to researchers, reaching out to others after a stressful event instead of secluding oneself boosts levels of the hormone oxytocin which helps against feelings of rejection.
The chemical release of feel-good hormones when someone performs an act of kindness and how it then goes on to promote that individual’s own physical and mental health were explained by BioGirl
The cycles of destruction gossip can cause – both mental and physical – is the topic under discussion on one of the latest episodes of Carol Newman’s popular BioGirl Health Show.
A new study reveals that rats sniff as a means of communicating complex information about social hierarchies.
Researchers found that in chimpanzees the hormone oxytocin is likely to play a key role in maintaining social relations with both kin and non-kin cooperation partners
The hypothalamus is an organ that serves as an important link, along the hypothalamic-hypophyseal axis, between the nervous system and the endocrine system. It is located within the cranial cavity, in the cerebrum, right below the thalamus. It also forms the floor of the third ventricle in the brain. It contains neural pathways, blood vessels, glial cells, and secretory cells—all of which work together to control things like body temperature, hunger, thirst, sleep, and hormonal and...