Neuro News – 2.9.21
YOUR WEEKLY SOURCE FOR NEWS ON MIND AND BRAIN
Topic this week: Love and your brain
CNN looks at the stages of love, and which chemicals and parts of your brain are responsible for that head over heels feeling.
Psychology Today explores research that shows interacting with a friendly animal lowers blood pressure, slows heart rate, and has a positive effect on the body’s levels of stress-modulating hormones, particularly cortisol and dopamine.
The Big Think examines what happens in your brain when you go through a break up and how you can use neuroscience to recalibrate your mind and heal.
Let NPR serenade you with a sweet song about the neuroscience of love.