It seems there is a lot more to oxytocin than we previously thought. The latest research suggests oxytocin- the love hormone, does more than just develop bonding and build trust, it also flattens group hierarchy.
Could this be the answer to a more egalitarian society? In a study published by Scientific Reports, dominant male rhesus macaques became a lot more relaxed whilst subordinate macaques became a lot more confident after inhaling the oxytocin and vasopressin spray. […]