Oxytocin (Oxt) is a hormone, neuropeptide, and medication. As a medication, it is
used to cause contraction of the uterus in order to start labor or increase the ...
Sep 21, 2015 ... Widely referred to as the love hormone, oxytocin has also been dubbed the hug
hormone, cuddle chemical, moral molecule, and the bliss ...
Oxytocin is a powerful hormone and acts as a neurotransmitter in the brain. When
we hug or kiss a loved one, oxytocin levels increase. In fact, the hormone ...
Oxytocin has been best known for its roles in female reproduction. It is released
in large amounts during labor, and after stimulation of the nipples. It is a ...
Jun 24, 2015 ... As researchers work out how oxytocin affects the brain, the hormone is shedding
its reputation as a simple cuddle chemical.
Feb 12, 2013 ... The hormone oxytocin increases empathy and communication, key to sustaining
a relationship between mates.
What is oxytocin? Oxytocin is a hormone produced by the hypothalamus and
secreted by the pituitary gland. This important hormone plays a crucial role in the
When prairie voles have sex, two hormones called oxytocin and vasopressin are
released. If the release of these hormones is blocked, prairie-voles' sex ...
But a Binghamton researcher's work is suggesting that oxytocin, sometimes
known as the "cuddle hormone" because of its influence on maternal behavior
Nov 25, 2013 ... A whiff of oxytocin lit up reward center in men's brains when they looked at their