University of Pennsylvania

Social media use increases depression and loneliness

A number of studies have by now correlated social media use with mental-health risks, such as loneliness and depression. It could lead to symptoms of...

Oxytocin, vasopressin flatten social hierarchy and synchronize behaviors

How oxytocin affects human behavior is not still clear. In many animals, from rodents to non-human primates, oxytocin increases positive social behaviors and attention paid to...