Love Explained

It turns out that love truly is a chemical reaction. Researchers using MRIs to look at the brain activity of the smitten have found that an interplay of hormones and neurotransmitters create the state we call love. Four compounds—dopamine, norepinephrine, oxytocin, and serotonin—are likely to be particularly critical.

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  1. Devon Herrick says:

    This blog post explains the chemistry of love. The following is a link to the economics of love. Here is 14 ways an economist says I love you!

  2. Tom H. says:

    Glad to have that mystery cleared up.

  3. Vicki says:

    Concur with Tom. Good to have everything cleared up.

  4. Brian says:

    Nah, I’m not buying it.

  5. Joe Barnett says:

    Some people take drugs to mimic love.

  6. Carolyn says:

    Devon beat me to it, I was going to link to that!