Oxytocin, vasopressin and sociality.

@article{Carter2008OxytocinVA,
  title={Oxytocin, vasopressin and sociality.},
  author={Cameron S. Carter and Angela J. Grippo and Hossein Pournajafi-Nazarloo and Michael G. Ruscio and Stephen Porges},
  journal={Progress in brain research},
  year={2008},
  volume={170},
  pages={331-6}
}
The neurobiology of social behaviour is interwoven with autonomic, endocrine and other homoeostatic processes responsible for the adaptive functions of reproduction and survival. Young mammals are dependent on their mothers for nourishment, and the interaction between the mother and infant may be a physiological and neuroendocrine prototype for mammalian sociality. Although these adaptive functions of the mother-infant social behavioural dyad are obvious, adult social interactions, including… CONTINUE READING
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