Neurological Correlates Allow Us to Predict Human Behavior
Neurological Correlates Allow Us to Predict Human Behavior
A combination of factors, from oxytocin release as an indicator of emotional investment to cortisol and other hormones that correlate with attention, can forecast what people will do after an experience.
Neurological Correlates Allow Us to Predict Human Behavior
Neurological Correlates Allow Us to Predict Human Behavior

A combination of factors, from oxytocin release as an indicator of emotional investment to cortisol and other hormones that correlate with attention, can forecast what people will do after an experience.

A combination of factors, from oxytocin release as an indicator of emotional investment to cortisol and other hormones that correlate with attention, can forecast what people will do after an experience.

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Infographic: The Neurobiology of Suicidal BehaviorInfographic: The Neurobiology of Suicidal Behavior
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The Comfort Food Drug
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