Dec 30 2010

Are you in love? It might help your headaches

Published by Editor at 4:10 pm under University in the Media

December 27, 2010          Mother Nature Network

However, oxytocin nasal spray may go beyond head pain and into the realm of emotions. Science Daily reports on a recent study from the University of Haifa that shows oxytocin may promote love and trust, but it also influences behaviors like jealousy and gloating.

Simone Shamay-Tsoory is the lead researcher on the University of Haifa study. As he explains to Science Daily, “Subsequent to these findings, we assume that the hormone is an overall trigger for social sentiments: when the person’s association is positive, oxytocin bolsters pro-social behaviors; when the association is negative, the hormone increases negative sentiments.”

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One Response to “Are you in love? It might help your headaches”

  1. Stevenon 30 Jul 2014 at 9:00 am

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