|Description: This quiz explores the science behind how we feel love.|
|Number of Questions: 20|
|Created by: Akash Patel|
Scientifically speaking, which organ in the body is responsible for the feelings of love?
This brain chemical makes someone who is just starting to fall in love feel, "head over heels."
Histocompatibility looks at genes that might play a role in attraction by using which sense?
T/F: Studies show that people are attracted to others for their values, money, & intelligence.
About how quickly do humans subconsciously determine if a person is "right" for them?
Phenylethylamine causes this chemical to release, giving you sweaty palms & a rapid heartbeat.
This "cuddle hormone" is triggered by dopamine & can help people feel attachment to others:
T/F: Oxytocin is released in women during childbirth & when mothers give milk to their baby.
This chemical, released in the brain, can increase our dependence on another person:
Low serotonin levels, which help control impulses, are also found in people with this disorder:
T/F: When scientists scan the brains of people in love, they do not look different from others.
This part of the brain stimulates the production of the hormones testosterone & estrogen.
This chemical can make those in love feel giddy and energetic, with no need for sleep.
What causes people to feel so in love they cannot eat or sleep?
Dopamine increases giddiness for people newly in love, but is a downfall for this disorder:
The network that releases the neurotransmitter dopamine is commonly called _________.
Which chemical in the brain is released during attraction and in the fight or flight response?
What type of chemicals help develop attachment to sustain relationships after the first year?
Which of the following is NOT associated with falling in love?
Which of the following academics have NOT tried to define love over the years?