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Medical News Today: The hormone that allows us to love may also encourage us to lie

Oxytocin – the “love” hormone produced by the body to encourage bonding – may also help us to lie to the benefit of our group, according to new research published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Science.Produced in the hypothalamus region of the brain, oxytocin is a peptide of nine amino acids that functions as both a hormone and a neurotransmitter.
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