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Love in the Scientific Literature
Cassandra Willyard | Feb 12, 2018
There are countless ways for scientists to say, “I love you.” Naming a slime-mold beetle after your wife (and another after your ex-wife) is, apparently, one of them.
Do Human Pheromones Exist?
Diana Kwon | Jan 23, 2018
Despite the prevalence of pheromone products on the market, substantial evidence that they can induce sexual attraction is lacking.
Relationship Stress May Lower Immunity
Kate Yandell | Feb 14, 2013
Anxiety about rejection is associated with fewer infection-fighting T-cells.
Annie Gottlieb | Feb 1, 2013
The Science of Love, Bad Pharma, Genes, Cells and Brains,
Jef Akst | Jul 1, 2011
Love can buffer people from pain by invoking feelings of safety and reassurance.