Category: oxytocin

In Der News

Several items (slightly outdated, but a lot has been going on of more importance).


I’m not sure how this anti-oxytocin article squares with the role of oxytocin in in-group bonding.  Or perhaps it just works differently in those “high trust hunter gatherers?”

Coulter – who has “more balls” than most of the Alt Right and certainly compared to Roissy – justifiably criticizes the halfwit Trump and his “tiny ego.”


What does it say about the Trump administration that they would have to be forced, via petition, to consider Antifa as a terrorist organization, rather than just doing the right thing on their own?  Now the petition has surpassed the requisite number of signatures. Trump’s response?  Tweets about Antifa.


Exactly what has Trump actually accomplished so far while in office, other than jackass tweets, “shivving” an old French hag, and forcing out Bannon? One pardon is not sufficient. Inquiring minds want to know.

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Oxytocin Promotes Ethnocentrism

Ethnocentrism is natural, and obviously adaptive.  And here’s a point: although EGI does not – repeat not – depend on mechanisms for the “evolution of ingroup altruism” and the like – it is still interesting that oxytocin has the function described, which is an evolved biological mechanism to promote ingroup solidarity.