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Chemistry of Love
Transcript of Chemistry of Love
What Makes Humans Fall in Love
Researches have proven that humans are attracted to people who remind them of thier parents or of themselves.
People tend to be attracted to others with the same sense of humor, likes, dislikes, etc.
Scientists have proven that Pheromones increase attractiveness in another person.
Pheromones are the unique smell that are produced from sweating and are located in glands.
What is the Chemistry of Love?
"Pleasure chemical". It produces the feeling of bliss.
Similar to adrenaline and produces rapid heart rate and excitement.
When the two hormones are produced together, they create elation, intense energy, sleeplessness, craving, loss of appetite and focused attention.
Lower amounts of serotonin are a result of the higher levels of dopamine and norepinephrine. Low serotonin are also found in Obsessive Compulsive Disorder patients, which explains the "obsessive" behavior of those in love.
What Makes Long Term Love?
Vasopressin is an antidiuretic hormone
When high levels of dopamine and norepinephrine are flowing throughout the body the brain releases Vasopressin to control the other hormones.
By: Lizy Slack
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