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Acute intranasal oxytocin improves positive self-perceptions of personality

December 10, 2011 Comments off

Acute intranasal oxytocin improves positive self-perceptions of personality (PDF)
Source: Psychopharmacology

The administration of oxytocin improved participants’ self-perceptions of their personality, at least for certain traits important for social affiliation. Increased positive self-referential processing may be one mechanism by which oxytocin promotes positive social behaviors.

See: Oxytocin Helps People Feel More Extroverted: Study Finds People More Sociable, Open, Trusting After Taking Oxytocin (Science Daily)

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