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10 Reasons Why Oxytocin Is The Most Amazing Molecule In The World

10 Reasons Why Oxytocin Is The Most Amazing Molecule In The World
I go to grad school where Dr. Paul Zak is a professor (Paul Zak, writer of some of the above articles, owner of the vanity license plate "OXYTOCN", chiseled face of oxytocin - check out his Ted talk, and laugh derisively - it was rated one of the worst). It's hard to take any "researcher" seriously who legitimately calls himself "Dr. Love" (I'm dead serious), and goes around to students "prescribing 8 hugs a day" ("I can do that! I'm a doctor!"). He did not find it amusing when I confronted him with the fact that oxytocin is also the chemical behind out-group bigotry (ie racism/sexism/-ism against anyone not like you).

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