Oxytocin and dendrite remodeling in the hypothalamus.

  title={Oxytocin and dendrite remodeling in the hypothalamus.},
  author={Sarah L. Ferri and Loretta M. Flanagan-Cato},
  journal={Hormones and behavior},
  volume={61 3},
For most people, their quality of life depends on their successful interdependence with others, which requires sophisticated social cognition, communication, and emotional bonds. Across the lifespan, new bonds must be forged and maintained, and conspecific menaces must be managed. The dynamic nature of the human social landscape suggests ongoing specific alterations in neural circuitry across several brain systems to subserve social behavior. To discover the biological mechanisms that… CONTINUE READING