Oxytocin Is Overrated – The Atlantic

Of the dozens of hormones in the human body, oxytocin may be the most overrated. Linked to the pleasures of romance, orgasm, philanthropy, and more, the chemical has been endlessly described as the “cuddle hormone,” the “moral molecule,” and even the “source of love and prosperity.” It has inspired popular books and TEDTalks. Scientists and … Read more

The speeches that saved the Golden Globes

If you live outside Los Angeles, with its bounty of billboards for For Your Consideration, I have a question for you: Did you know that the Golden Globes were televised last night? If you don’t, there’s a good reason: NBC pulled the show from the air last year after a Los Angeles Times The revelations … Read more