The results indicate that the biology underlying pair bonding and parenting aren’t purely dictated by the receptors for oxytocin.
- Family & Relationship
Cardiomyocytes typically die off in great numbers after a heart attack. Because they are highly specialised cells, they can’t replenish themselves.
- Clinical Psychology & Psychotherapy
Studies have long suggested that oxytocin regulates prosocial behaviour such as empathy, trust and bonding.
New research shows that oxytocin, known as the love hormone, plays an important role in stress’ disruption of digestion.
Studies in animal models have found that increasing the aggregation of Aβ in the hippocampus, the brain’s main learning and memory centre.