Psychology & Psychiatry

Oxytocin improves synchronization in leader-follower interaction

When standing in a crowd at a concert, clapping hands along with the music on stage, it may be that people with higher levels of oxytocin are better synchronised with the beat of the music than those with lower levels of ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Cleverly designed vaccine blocks H5 avian influenza in models

Until now most experimental vaccines against the highly lethal H5N1 avian influenza virus have lacked effectiveness. But a new vaccine has proven highly effective against the virus when tested in both mice and ferrets. It ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

A better judge of character with oxytocin nasal spray?

(Medical Xpress) -- In other contexts, oxytocin is already well-known as the “bliss hormone”. The hormone is secreted upon stimulation by touch and is known to result in a feeling of calm and physical relaxation. ...

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