Research Hit: Can Cuddling Improve Your Memory?

Andy Hab
2 min readMay 21, 2024

Oxytocin — the “cuddle hormone” — has been shown to improve memory.

Is oxytocin really the cuddle hormone?

Well, that is a massive over simplification and certainly romanticising our hormones and neuromodulators, but oxytocin can certainly be considered one of our main social and bonding hormones. This helps…

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Andy Hab

Sharing fascinating, fun, and important knowledge on the brain and human behaviour - most days. And masters track athlete - still going strong!