Tuesday, July 5, 2011

How Dads chemically fall in love with their kids

By Phillip White

Oxytocin (OT) is the hormone of love. Researchers have been discovering how chemicals are stimulating better fathering. Male mammals for the most part have little to do with fathering their young. Human beings are part of the 5 percent that do (Geary, 1999). After reading several articles (see references below, it is clear to me that fathers can be proactive in bonding with their children, but not in the same way women bond with their offspring.

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