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Lost in love

Is being in love a pathological condition? It certainly has some profound effects on our behaviour – and our physiology. To celebrate Valentine’s Day, this week’s pick looks at changes in brain activity when we fall in love, and at oxytocin, which is often labelled the ‘love hormone’. 

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