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neurotransmitters & hormones

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Neurotransmitters & hormones are power, fundamental triggers of behaviour in all mammals - including humans.

When released, many neurotransmitters generate strong physical sensations, such as cravings and aversions, and are often associated with emotions, such as love, lust, and happiness.

Some of the neurotransmitters & hormones which are known to have significant impacts on behavior and emotion include-

  • endorphins
  • dopamine ( the feeling of lust & desire )
  • serotonin ( fhe feeling of happiness, positive social regard, empowered contentedness, security, peace )
  • oxytocin ( the feeling of romantic love )
  • cortisol ( the feeling of stress )
  • prolactin ( the feeling of satisfaction )

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