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Being Human

Love: Neuroscience reveals all

Nature volume 457, page 148 (08 January 2009) | Download Citation


Poetry it is not. Nor is it particularly romantic. But reducing love to its component parts helps us to understand human sexuality, and may lead to drugs that enhance or diminish our love for another, says Larry J. Young.

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  1. Larry Young is at 954 Gatewood Road, Yerkes National Primate Research Center, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA.

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