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 […]