WONDER #2475: What is the Science Behind Love?

Question 1 of 3

What is the main idea of this Wonder?

  1. Love is confusing.
  2. The human brain releases different chemicals when a person feels various types of love.
  3. Many experts think animals feel love, just like humans do.
  4. Some brain chemicals are oxytocin, vasopressin, dopamine, norepinephrine, and serotonin.

Question 2 of 3

The type of love a person feels for friends and family is called __________________.

  1. attachment
  2. dopamine
  3. chemical
  4. relative

Question 3 of 3

Which of these is NOT true about the science of love, according to this Wonder?

  1. The part of the brain that releases the chemicals connected to love is very primitive.
  2. Many experts believe other animals feel love.
  3. Attraction and attachment cause the brain to release different chemicals.
  4. All feelings of love are the same.

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