Navigation Links
Another scientific proof of the difference in social perception between men and women
Date:7/31/2013

"The Love Hormone", Oxytocin affects men and women differently in social contexts- in men it improves the ability to identify competitive relationships whereas in women it facilitates the ability to identify kinship. "These findings are in agreement with previous studies on the social differences between the sexes: women tend to be more communal and familial in their behavior, whereas men are more inclined to be competitive and striving to improve their social status", said Prof. Simone Shamay-Tsoory from the Dept. of Psychology at the University of Haifa who led the research.

The hormone Oxytocin is released in our bodies in various social situations, and it is better known as "The Love Hormone" since our bodies release it at high concentrations during positive social interactions such as falling in love, experiencing an orgasm or giving birth and breastfeeding. In her previous researches, Prof. Shamay-Tsoory discovered that the hormone is also released in our body during negative social interactions such as jealousy or gloating.

In the current study, conducted with the help of research students Meytal Fischer-Shofty and Yechiel Levkovitz, researchers tried to find out what effect Oxytocin would have on women's and men's accurate perception of social interactions. 62 men and women aged 20-37 years participated in the current research. Half of the participants received an intranasal dose of Oxytocin while the other half received a placebo. After a week, the groups switched with participants undergoing the same procedure with the other substance (i.e. Placebo or Oxytocin).

Following treatment, video clips showing various social interactions were screened. Participants were asked to analyze the relationships presented in the clips by answering questions that focused mainly on indentifying relationships of kinship, intimacy and competition. Participants were expected to base their answers, among other things, on gestures, body language and facial ex
'/>"/>

Contact: Polina Petruhin
972-482-88722
University of Haifa
Source:Eurekalert

Page: 1 2

Related biology news :

1. Exercise or make dinner? Study finds adults trade one healthy act for another
2. Understanding Earth processes and human impacts, plus another look at Mars
3. Researchers turn one form of neuron into another in the brain
4. Another muscular dystrophy mystery solved; MU scientists inch closer to a therapy for patients
5. Study proves that 1 extinction leads to another
6. Flightless molecule may prevent cancer from spreading from 1 tissue to another
7. Giving ancient life another chance to evolve
8. Happy Fathers Day! Another reason why dads and hopeful dads should quit smoking now
9. Nanotherapy: Treating deadly brain tumors by delivering big radiation with tiny tools
10. Unraveling the scientific basis of the infant feeding axiom breast is best
11. On the scientific frontier
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:8/17/2015)... -- NXT-ID, Inc. (NASDAQ: NXTD ) ("NXT-ID" or the ... mobile commerce market and creator of the Wocket® smart ... The new marketing campaign is being spearheaded by an ... ( http://amplitudemarketing.com/ ) and TPMG ( http://tmpg.com/ ). ... driven marketing and brand awareness and has a client ...
(Date:8/11/2015)... -- Today, ZUK announced its Android smartphone Z1, featuring ... revenues in 2015 that relate to sales of FPC1155 for this ... 2,200 MSEK for 2015. Jörgen Lantto, CEO of FPC, ... smartphone manufacturer in China and we ... 155 for Z1 , ...
(Date:8/6/2015)... Calif. , Aug. 6, 2015 ... developer of human interface solutions, today announced collaboration ... technologies on Windows 10. Microsoft leveraged Synaptics, deep ... the operating system. Through stringent ... are fully certified with Microsoft,s Precision TouchPad (PTP) ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):NXT-ID, Inc. Launches Sales Campaign for Wocket Smart Wallet with Award Winning Marketing Team 2NXT-ID, Inc. Launches Sales Campaign for Wocket Smart Wallet with Award Winning Marketing Team 3FPC's Touch Fingerprint Sensor FPC1155 in ZUK's Smartphone Z1 2Synaptics Chosen for Human Interface Co-Development on Windows 10 2
... plots in the Northeast and Midwestern United States contain at ... study found. The study across two dozen states from North ... the landscape where invasive plants might take root. "We ... forest inventory had at least one introduced species, but this ...
... related in composition to the active ingredient in marijuana may ... the Journal of Leukocyte Biology shows ... in white blood cells, specifically macrophages, appear to weaken HIV-1 ... which the pharmaceutical properties of cannabis are manifested. Diminishing ...
... the remains of a recent lottery winner having been exhumed ... wonder what they can do to avoid the same fate. ... involving zebrafish suggests that riboflavin, also known as vitamin ... In addition, the report shows that zebrafish are a viable ...
Cached Biology News:In the Northeast, forests with entirely native flora are not the norm 2Synthetic derivatives of THC may weaken HIV-1 infection to enhance antiviral therapies 2Zebrafish study suggests that vitamin B2 (riboflavin) is an antidote to cyanide poisoning 2
(Date:8/26/2015)... (PRWEB) , ... August 26, 2015 , ... ... Solutions, announces today that a second US laboratory is to open in Manhattan, ... with the continued partnership and long-term growth of research and development through collaboration ...
(Date:8/26/2015)... Aug. 26, 2015  Platform therapeutic company Symic ... received a $1.5M Phase II SBIR grant from ... develop its therapeutic agent to reduce arteriovenous fistula ... end stage renal disease (ESRD) patients undergoing hemodialysis. ... of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK), ...
(Date:8/26/2015)... SPRINGS, Florida , August 26, 2015 /PRNewswire/ ... of the biggest factors fueling the optimism in ... approvals, M&A,s, collaborations and life sciences advancements.  Active ... developments are Pressure BioSciences, Inc. (OTCQB: PBIO), Sequenom, ... (NASDAQ: SRPT ), Raptor Pharmaceutical Corp. (NASDAQ: ...
(Date:8/25/2015)... ... August 25, 2015 , ... Vets Plus, Inc. recently ... The company has added a AS16 Sharples centrifuge to harvest products after fermentation. ... or fungal fermentation process development. , The new centrifuge greatly expands production ...
Breaking Biology Technology:MediVet Biologics Animal Health Secures Additional Laboratory Facility in Manhattan, Kansas 2MediVet Biologics Animal Health Secures Additional Laboratory Facility in Manhattan, Kansas 3Symic Biomedical Awarded $1.5MM NIH Phase II SBIR Grant to Develop its Proteoglycan Mimetic Therapeutics to Reduce Vascular Access Failures in ESRD 2Symic Biomedical Awarded $1.5MM NIH Phase II SBIR Grant to Develop its Proteoglycan Mimetic Therapeutics to Reduce Vascular Access Failures in ESRD 3New Collaborations & Mergers For Research of Molecular Biomarkers in Human Diseases & Clinical Trials for Cancer Therapies Fueling Growth in Multi-Billion Dollar Life Sciences Market 2New Collaborations & Mergers For Research of Molecular Biomarkers in Human Diseases & Clinical Trials for Cancer Therapies Fueling Growth in Multi-Billion Dollar Life Sciences Market 3New Collaborations & Mergers For Research of Molecular Biomarkers in Human Diseases & Clinical Trials for Cancer Therapies Fueling Growth in Multi-Billion Dollar Life Sciences Market 4New Collaborations & Mergers For Research of Molecular Biomarkers in Human Diseases & Clinical Trials for Cancer Therapies Fueling Growth in Multi-Billion Dollar Life Sciences Market 5New Collaborations & Mergers For Research of Molecular Biomarkers in Human Diseases & Clinical Trials for Cancer Therapies Fueling Growth in Multi-Billion Dollar Life Sciences Market 6New Collaborations & Mergers For Research of Molecular Biomarkers in Human Diseases & Clinical Trials for Cancer Therapies Fueling Growth in Multi-Billion Dollar Life Sciences Market 7New centrifuge and fermentor expand product development capacity at Vets Plus 2
... and macromolecular science at Case Western Reserve University, and ... optical imaging of anisotropic fluids such as liquid crystals, ... techniques. A research paper detailing the team,s findings appeared ... . , The molecules of these fluids, such as ...
... Guidance to $245 Million to $247 Million -, Third Quarter 2008 Highlights:, ... third quarter of 2007 -- Total revenues without Osteocel of $62.5 ... 2007, -- Gross profit of $54.7 million; up 73.2% from ... compared to 82.0% in the third quarter of 2007, -- ...
... Dynamic Alert Limited,(OTC Bulletin Board: DYMC) (the "Company") ... of medical cannabis-based,pharmaceutical products. Today the Company is ... acquire all of the assets of Cannex, a ... and political,activist Steven W. Kubby (http://www.kubby.com ). ...
Cached Biology Technology:Case Western Reserve University researcher improves LCDs with 3-D nanoimaging process 2Case Western Reserve University researcher improves LCDs with 3-D nanoimaging process 3Nuvasive Reports Third Quarter 2008 Financial Results 2Nuvasive Reports Third Quarter 2008 Financial Results 3Nuvasive Reports Third Quarter 2008 Financial Results 4Nuvasive Reports Third Quarter 2008 Financial Results 5Nuvasive Reports Third Quarter 2008 Financial Results 6Nuvasive Reports Third Quarter 2008 Financial Results 7Nuvasive Reports Third Quarter 2008 Financial Results 8Nuvasive Reports Third Quarter 2008 Financial Results 9Nuvasive Reports Third Quarter 2008 Financial Results 10Nuvasive Reports Third Quarter 2008 Financial Results 11Nuvasive Reports Third Quarter 2008 Financial Results 12Dynamic Signs Asset Acquisition Deal With Cannex and Brings Onboard Leading Medical Cannabis Research Scientist Dr. Robert Melamede, Former Chairman of the Biology Department, University of Colorado 2Dynamic Signs Asset Acquisition Deal With Cannex and Brings Onboard Leading Medical Cannabis Research Scientist Dr. Robert Melamede, Former Chairman of the Biology Department, University of Colorado 3
See product name for description....
... excluding l-[U-14C]methionine, 1.85 MBq, 50 uCi. ... > 1.85 GBq/mg atom carbon, ... Mixture of Ala, Arg, Asp, Glu, ... Pro, Ser, Thr, Tyr and Val.1.85 ...
Request Info...
The Proteome Profiler Human Phospho-MAPK Array Kit contains 4 membranes - each spotted in duplicate with 23 different MAPK antibodies....
Biology Products: