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Cover Story: Brain Circuits that Control Drinking
Cutting-edge genetic technology has revealed how the “love hormone” oxytocin protects us from drinking too much, and could lead to a better understanding of the brain circuitry underlying mental illnesses.
Oxytocin is the molecule that helps a mother bond with her baby
Feature: The Myth of the Love Hormone
There is a molecule intimately involved in your sex life. However, its effects are not as straightforward as some would make you think.
Browse: Poor Maternal Bonding Inherited Browse: Can the “Love Hormone” Protect Against Addiction?
Addictive behaviour such as drug and alcohol abuse could be associated with poor development of the so-called “love hormone” system in our bodies during early childhood, according to researchers at the University of Adelaide.
Eureka!: Why We Can’t Resist Puppy Dog Eyes
Looking into the eyes of dogs activates the hormonal response that bonds adults to babies.
Quandary: Married at First Sight
Reality TV has added a fresh perspective to the bioethical debate about the use of love drugs.