Oxytocin increases willingness to socially share one's emotions.

  title={Oxytocin increases willingness to socially share one's emotions.},
  author={Anthony Lane and Olivier Luminet and Bernard Rim{\'e} and James J. Gross and Philippe de Timary and Mo{\"i}ra Mikolajczak},
  journal={International journal of psychology : Journal international de psychologie},
  volume={48 4},
Oxytocin (OT) is a neuropeptide that is attracting growing attention from researchers interested in human emotional and social behavior. There is indeed increasing evidence that OT has a calming effect and that it facilitates pair-bonding and social interactions. Some of OT's effects are thought to be direct, but it has been suggested that OT also may have indirect effects, mediated by changes in behavior. One potentially relevant behavioral change is an increased propensity for "emotional… CONTINUE READING
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