According to a new study, older people who engage in sexual activity on a frequent basis scored higher on tests that reflect cognitive abilities.
Oxytocin therapy is ineffective at improving social skills in children on the autism spectrum.
Researchers have uncovered a link between the Nlgn3 gene and the oxytocin signaling pathway in mouse models of ASD. Nlgn3 disrupts the oxytocin signaling pathway in neurons in the reward system, consequentially resulting in reduced social interactions in mice.
Harvard researchers report social recognization is regulated by oxytocin sensitive neurons in a region of the hippocampus.
New research that simultaneously measures brain activity in children and their parents offers insights into bonding.