Oxytocin

  • 'Cuddle chemical' advances negative emotions 02-08-2011 06:01 PM

    Sydney: 'Cuddle chemical' oxytocin may be famous as the hormone that helps maintain mother-child love but it can promote negative emotions as well, a new research claims. "Quite a number of studies have shown it's actually not that simple," says Andrew Kemp of the University of Sydney, who co-authored the...
  • Love at first sight happens in fifth of a second 27-10-2010 11:29 AM

    Washington: It takes a mere fifth of a second for the brain to fill with sheer rapture and fall in love with a total stranger, say scientists. Love's lightning quick flush fires up a dozen brain areas to release feel good chemicals like dopamine, oxytocin, adrenaline and vasopressin, to produce...
  • Love lorn? Try the new love drug! 09-06-2007 12:47 PM

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