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Revisiting the ‘hormone of love’

It’s been more than a decade since oxytocin was first heralded as the “hormone of love”—a distinction that came with optimistic predictions for future drug therapies. It was just a […]... More>


Bruce S. McEwen

The Rockefeller University William James Fellow Award Bruce S. McEwen has spent more than 40 years studying how hormones regulate the brain and nervous system. His neuroendocrinology lab showed that […]... More>


Hormonal Contraception Alters Stress Hormone Response

The cameras were rolling at the APS 24th Annual Convention in Chicago, Illinois, USA. Watch as Shawn Nielsen, University of California, Irvine, describes her research. ... More>


Oxytocin: Not Just the “Cuddle Chemical”


The Joy of Researching the Health Benefits of Sex