Forget your weekly therapy appointment. What about your weekly therapy dog appointment? A group of psychologists in the UK have found that even spending a short period of time with a therapy dog can be good for your mental health.
Just try running a behavioral study on cats. It’s like, well, herding cats. For the sake of scientific progress, though, a team of Finnish researchers did it anyway, trying to determine: are there reliable ways to tell when cats like
Oxytocin, sometimes called the “love hormone,” plays a key role in human bonding. It’s involved in trust, empathy, romantic attachment and other pro-social emotions and states of mind. Interestingly, oxytocin isn’t just important for humans. It also appears to affect