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Rats Sniff To Communicate Complex Social Information
2013-03-08 09:43:34

A new study reveals that rats sniff as a means of communicating complex information about social hierarchies.

Oxytocin Plays Key Role In Maintaining Social Relations
2013-01-24 12:28:39

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

2012-12-11 15:20:38

Following the birth of a child, new mothers may have an altered perception of stresses around them, showing less interest in threats unrelated to the baby.

Fathers Are More Engaged Parents With Oxytocin
2012-12-11 10:50:19

Oxytocin is a powerful hormone that plays a huge role in pair bonding. It is stimulated in numerous ways, including sex, birth, and breastfeeding.

Hormone Helps Keep Married Men Away From Unknown Attractive Woman
2012-11-14 12:11:19

It’s only natural that married men continue to check out other attractive women that happen to come into their field of view. Occasionally, some of these men also have a tendency to seek out these women and make contact. And some may even pursue these women further.


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Hypothalamus
2013-03-04 13:43:30

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...

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friseur
  • A hairdresser.
The word 'friseur' comes from French friseur, from friser ("to curl, frizz").
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