Love Hormone makes you lie

April 09, 2014 16:07
Love Hormone makes you lie

It is carried in a study that 'Love Hormone' Oxytocin makes an individual to lie and promotes dishonesty to benefit their group. The Ben-Gurion University researchers have found out that Oxytocin is a peptide of nine amino acids produced in the brain’s hypothalamus, functioning as both a hormone and neurotransmitter, it also stimulates one’s social approach.

The researchers reported that Oxytocin makes people to bend their ethical rules and which indirectly prompts an individual to be dishonesty. However even after lying, people still feel moral said the study.

The study was carried on 60 male participants and were given Oxytocin and placebo dose. Around 53 percent of them were willing to lie to their people for the benefit.

(AW: Vamshi)

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