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In Oxytocin We Trust.

By: John Cookson 

The concept of trust is in many ways the connective tissue of society—governing everything from our personal relationships to our common use of currency. 809 more words

Kind and harsh

Two research studies on the nature or empathy have caught my attention recently. One has found a genetic basis for empathy or at least the appearance of being kind and friendly. 421 more words

Group Psychology

Storytelling and Neural Coupling

This post is based on a section by the same name in Humans are Underrated:  What High Achievers Know That Brilliant Machines Never Will  by Geoff Colvin.  514 more words

Human Memory: Theory And Data

Trust and oxytocin again

More Doubts Over The Oxytocin And Trust Theory

The claim that the hormone oxytocin promotes trust in humans has drawn a lot of attention. But today, a group of researchers reported that they’ve been unable to reproduce their own findings concerning that effect. 82 more words

Behavioral Economics

Is Oxytocin Used For Off-label Ptsd Treatment In Canada?

I know Oxytocin is being researched for use in PTSD as an off-label use for what is normally an Obstetric application. It is also being investigated for other Dx such as Autism, as well. 42 more words

Oxytocin-The media is catching on! 

Every day for the past few months, I’ve noticed a significant increase in articles on Oxytocin, the neuropeptide that’s at the very heart, (yes, pun intended,) of human bonding.  261 more words

Simplified truths

EMPATHY is a subject that is not commonly associated with science – or that’s what I had thought. So helping research the documentary that started our… 565 more words