Researchers turn to newlywed couples to unravel questions about the chemistry of empathy and bonding
A new study out of UC Santa Barbara explores how an individual's genetics and brain activity correlate with altruistic behaviors directed toward romantic partners. The team found that pathways related to bonding in other animals showed up in humans, and may be involved in altruism more generally. The results appear in the journal Behavioral Neuroscience.
by Staff Reporter