Inside look

Inside look

Inside look

Inside look

Truth About The Love Hormone

Although you may not know what it is, you've heard about oxytocin. Oxytocin, the “love hormone,” promotes empathy and trust.

Introducing oxytocin 

Oxytocin is synthesized in the hypothalamus and released by the pituitary gland. It performs many functions.

From where?

Oxytocin helps women reproduce through sexual activity, delivery, and lactation.

What it does

Oxytocin is supposed to cause empathy, trust, and “love” in humans.

The love hormone

Oxytocin may not just cause pro-social behavior, as research is showing.

Changing picture 

Some experts believe that oxytocin sharpens social cues, helping us target our social activity more accurately.

New ideas

This theory developed from mouse and other experimental animal experiments.


This experiment on rats suggests that oxytocin may improve brain clarity.

The lesson

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