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April 22, 2020: John Christianson PhD (Boston College), "Insular Circuits for Social Approach to Stressed Others"

May 10-13, 2020: South Korea. Keystone Symposium on Neurocircuitry of Social Behavior (Organized by Larry Young, Hee-Sup Shin, Hailan Hu and Carmen Sandi). CANCELLEDclick here




Larry Young and Patti Ricotta helping end FGM in Africa. click here

1) Is Oxytocin involved in strenthening relationships between partners? 

2) What are the benefits of having a bonded relationship with your partner? 

3) How does FGM impact oxytocin and stress hormones? 

4) What can men do to help their wives feel more bonded to them? 

5) Will sex alone cause the release of oxytocin, even if partners are not bonded? 

6) How is oxytocin important in bonds between parents and children?