How Being In Love Affects Your Brain

As you snuggle up to celebrate your love on Valentine's Day, scientists want you think to about deeper matters of the heart. Love, after all, is all about chemicals, reports CNN. "Part of the whole attraction process is strongly linked to physiological arousal as a whole. Typically, that's going to start with things like increased heart rate, sweatiness and so on," said said Timothy Loving, an assistant professor of human ecology at the University of Texas, Austin. The brain responds to love by sending out signals to "the adrenal gland, which secretes hormones such as adrenaline, epinephrine and norepinephrine." Which could explain your faster heart rate when seeing someone you're attracted to. Read More: 10 Valentine's Day Wedding IdeasValentine's Day Beauty RoundupSunny Anderson's Valanetine's Day Menu
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