I m fascinated by this…and how the lack of seems to possibly connect to some of my stuff (particularly inability to connect with others or have good feelings through human connection, but also my pain stuff). 65 more words
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“The Moral Molecule.” “The Cuddle Hormone.” If you’ve been paying attention the past few years, you’ve heard about many of the near-magical effects of the hormone oxytocin on the brain.
University of Birmingham says that significant similarities have been highlighted by researchers between the behavioral effects of oxytocin and alcohol. The research team warns that the oft-used nickname hides the darker side of oxytocin, and claim that it bears more semblances with the effects of alcohol than previously thought. 111 more words