This is Your Brain on Love
Cord Jefferson | GOOD Magazine
February 15, 2011
Above is a depiction of the various points on the brain that compose this newfound network, the specifics of which can be found here. Among other interesting machinations of a body in love, cortisol levels in the blood increase, jacking up stress and alertness but lowering pain sensitivity. Also, the brain’s serotonin levels decrease, subsequently spiking obsessive thinking and aggression.
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