Oxytocin 'love' hormone? Scientists now doubting its supposed effects on trust

| | April 5, 2016

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Here's one conclusion from a 2015 statistical overview of oxytocin research: "[M]ost of the reported positive findings regarding how OT [oxytocin] affects human behavior are likely to be false-positives."

Read full, original post: How scientists fell in and out of love with the hormone oxytocin

  • David Ashton

    I would welcome proper trials of the effects of oxytocin on some of the negative social symptoms of depressed patients on the Asperger spectrum.

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