Here’s an article with some interesting research regarding the role of oxytocin in bonding between fathers and their children.
You’ll be able to find even more information about the functions of oxytocin in human behaviour by reading this article. Don’t forget that you need to know supporting research.
If you are interested in how this hormone can influence bonding and attachment in mammals, feel free to read more in the textbooks about it.
Here’s an additional video on the role of oxytocin and stress.[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RcGyVTAoXEU&w=420&h=315]
Travis Dixon is an IB Psychology teacher, author, workshop leader, examiner and IA moderator.