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Love, Physiology of

The physiology of love refers to the bodily events that accompany the experiences of love. There are opposing views about the human experience of love. One view would suggest that love is not a singular universal experience for all human beings. This means that how people think, speak, and define love has the power to alter the experiences of love; thus, love is not the same experience for everyone. The other view suggests that love is the same experience for all humans by virtue of their shared humanity. This means that insofar as people have bodies and these bodies include chemical, biological, and physical processes, people can be sure to find the same experiences of love in their bodies. But where does love reside? Ancient ...

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