New Study Deciphers Potential Roles of Oxytocin in Brain Function

Published August 4, 2013 in Nature

An NYU study explored the role of oxytocin in the brain’s ability to filter wanted stimuli from unwanted stimuli. The researchers suggest that the neurohormone, oxytocin, is not only used to reduce unwanted background noise but also plays a key function in strengthening desired signals.

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