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Morality Hormones

The Moral Molecules: Why We Do the Right Thing in Love and Work

Jed Diamond | Posted 10.07.2012 | Science
Jed Diamond

Paul Zak's research shows that there is a clear relationship in humans between the release of oxytocin, an ancient molecule found only in mammals, and our desire to act well toward others. Humans aren't prairie voles, but we do share the same "love chemical."