Fun facts on dating
We learn about biological processes that cause specific reactions; we learn about cultural influences on how we behave and think about love; we learn about the psychological and physiological processes that make us fall for someone.
[Read more...]And as soon as we think there’s no more place for romance in a world explained by science, we fall in love, or simply look into the eyes of our beloved, and all of that knowledge is pushed to the back of our minds.
A lovesick panda once said that “if you’re never been hurt, you’re either very lucky, or very lonely”.
We understand the poetry of the heart, but over the courses of our lives we tend to demystify this precious feeling more and more.
Image credits: Sara K Byrne Oxytocin, the so-called love or cuddle hormone, is produced during an embrace or cuddle.
Image credits: Jeremiah Kuehne Falling in love is much like taking a dose of cocaine, as both experiences affect the brain similarly and trigger a similar sensation of euphoria.
Research found that falling in love produces several euphoria-inducing chemicals that stimulate 12 areas of the brain at the same time.