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The "Social" Chemicals

The "Social" Chemicals

The other 2 chemicals are focused on socialization and our belonging to a group.

  1. Serotonin causes the feeling of pride when others like or respect us.
  2. Oxytocin is released to give us feelings of friendship, love, and deep trust. Without it, we couldn't love our children and wouldn't have a partner in the first place. It dictates the vulnerability we can afford to show to people. It is a long-lasting chemical and it is the reason why hand-shaking is so important in our society.


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