"Hormone fidelity" - what is it?

Very often a hormone of the hypothalamus oxytocin, scientists called "the love hormone" because this hormone improves and stabilizes on an emotional level understanding of a couple. Now German scientists had discovered another positive effect of oxytocin: it turns out that it helps a strong half to remain faithful to her sweetheart, reports wibw.com.

According to the results of previous studies, it became known that this hormone promotes monogamy in the animal world. Researchers at the University of Bonn tested whether oxytocin impetus to monogamy and humans.

During the unique experiment 86-year men nazalnam spray was administered either dose of placebo or a dose of oxytocin. Then they were left in the company of very attractive girls. Subjects had to determine the distance to them the most comfortable to communicate with her.

After the experiment it was found that increased levels of oxytocin significantly increases individual territory male, but must add that this is assuming that the man already has its own significant other. Conversely, bachelors very freely conversed with the girl at a distance of 50-60 cm, at a time when men who have relations, tried not to have the beautiful closer than 75-80 cm.

Experts, taking into account those obtained interesting results, concluded that the hormone oxytocin is really tends to strengthen the male monogamist and makes you avoid pretty unfamiliar girls. And most interestingly, the influence of the "hormone of allegiance" depends on marital status or personal status of a male representative.

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