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Potential Role of "Love Hormone" Oxytocin in Brain Function Revealed, NYU Langone Medical Center Study


8/5/2013 6:18:52 AM

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In a loud, crowded restaurant, having the ability to focus on the people and conversation at your own table is critical. Nerve cells in the brain face similar challenges in separating wanted messages from background chatter. A key element in this process appears to be oxytocin, typically known as the "love hormone" for its role in promoting social and parental bonding.

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