Kissing, it’s all in a kiss…The science of kissing - Philematology
The science of kissing - Philematology
ing affects the hormones oxytocin, sometimes called the "love or bonding hormone," which is associated with social bonding, and cortisol, a measure of stress.
That rush that sweeps through your body, during those particularly great kisses? Fisher knows it well.
- lust -- the craving for sexual gratification
- romantic love -- the feeling of giddiness, euphoria, sleeplessness, and loss of appetite when you meet a new love
- attachment -- that sense of security you find with a with long-term partner.