Mothers, Oxytocin & Story

Is it a coincidence that storytelling creates the very neurochemical we may first experience as individual human beings while being breastfed? The Moral Molecule Studies conducted by Paul Zak, neuroeconomist and director of the Center for Neuroeconomic Studies at Claremont Graduate School, demonstrated that meaningful, emotional stories altered participants’ neurochemistry. “Taking blood samples of subjects before and […]