Researchers from the Bonn University Medical Center in Germany performed a new experiment that suggest oxytocin is responsible for strengthening monogamy in men. Dr. René Hurlemann, executive senior physician from the Bonn University Medical Center, notes that "an important role in partner bonding is played by the…
By now, we've all heard of the powers of oxytocin, the much-vaunted "cuddle hormone" that makes people fall in love and hamsters kill each other. Well, now there's something else oxytocin can do: predict which couples will stay together.
A new study suggests oxytocin could make you racist. Is there anything that fucking hormone won't do? After the jump, a look at all the things science has pinned on it recently.
But what you say to her may depend on your childhood. According to a new study, oxytocin exaggerates the feelings guys have about their moms — good or bad.
After studying how much oxytocin college-age women released after receiving $24 from a stranger, researchers concluded women who release more of the hormone are happier, and likely to have more sex, like being around people, and be more emotionally resilient.
Scientists think oxytocin, the much-vaunted "cuddle hormone," can be used as a nasal spray to reduce shyness. But will a handy spritz really turn all shy caterpillars into social butterflies?
• Gubernatorial candidate Nikki Haley has refused to take a lie detector test, which would supposedly prove whether she had a one night stand with lobbyist Larry Merchant. She has also been accused of having an affair with a blogger.
• Did you know there was a such thing as a "Stripper-mobile?" Yes, it's exactly what it sounds like. But some people are worried that driving around in a clear plastic truck while pole dancing may not be safe.
Today's Wall Street Journal has a pretty simplistic take on how men and women talk about their relationship problems. But underneath the annoying Mars/Venus language, does the Journal have some (sort of) good advice about oversharing?
This morning, The Doctors discussed different methods and hormones that can be utilized to intensify women's orgasms. One is a clit pump, the other is a nasal spray that shoots a hormone into the brain.
More fodder for the foot soldiers in the mommy wars? A recent study at Yale University that performed brain scans on 12 new mothers suggests that women who give birth vaginally are more likely to develop stronger emotional bonds with their babies. Researchers theorize that labor contractions, which release the hormone…
What if I had stayed a virgin? I entertain this thought sometimes, like when reading the New York Times Magazine story on Ivy League virgins. The difference between Ivy League virgins and regular virgins is that while regular virgins are scared of kids and Eternal Damnation, Ivy League virgins are scared of oxytocin.…