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Chemical basis for love: Quiz


Question 1: Specific chemical substances such as ________ are studied in the context of their roles in producing human experiences and behaviors that are associated with love.

Question 2: Lust exposes people to others, and is the initial passionate sexual desire that promotes mating, and involves the increased release of chemicals such as testosterone and ________.

Question 3: The Nature of Love (1958) - ________, American Psychologist, 13, 573-685
Harry HarlowB. F. SkinnerNeal E. MillerGeorge Armitage Miller

Question 4: In A General Theory of Love, three professors of psychiatry from ________ provide an overview of the scientific theories and findings relating to the role of the limbic system in love, attachment and social bonding.
University of California, San FranciscoUniversity of California, Hastings College of the LawUniversity of California, BerkeleyUniversity of California, Los Angeles

Question 5: The chemical basis for love has been explored by such biological sciences as evolutionary psychology, evolutionary biology, ________ and neuroscience.
AnthropologySocial sciencesCultureSocial anthropology

Question 6: These chemicals include: nerve growth factor,[5] testosterone, estrogen, ________, norepinephrine, serotonin, oxytocin, and vasopressin.

Question 7: Studies in ________ have involved chemicals that are present in the brain and might be involved when people experience love.
Cognitive neurosciencePsychologyNeuroscienceNeurolinguistics

Question 8: From the perspective of ________ the experiences and behaviors associated with love can be investigated in terms of how they have been shaped by human evolution.
Evolutionary psychologyCognitive psychologyBehaviorismEmotion

Question 9: Chemically, the serotonin effects of being in love have a similar chemical appearance to ________; which could explain why some people in love cannot think of anyone else.
HypochondriasisObsessive–compulsive disorderSocial anxiety disorderMajor depressive disorder

Question 10: The conventional view in ________ is that there are two major drives in love — sexual attraction and attachment.


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