Being Monogamous and Altruistic Is Driven by Oxytocin in the Brain

The neuropeptides oxytocin and vasopressin drive altruistic punishment, social bonding and monogamy

Prairie vole family
Prairie vole family. Source. Photo by Todd H. Ahern.

The faithful prairie vole and the promiscuous montane vole

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Hermes Solenzol

UCLA professor. Neuroscientist doing research on pain. Writes about science, philosophy, politics and kinky sex. https://hermessolenzol.com