22 Psychological Facts about Love

 Psychology has long been fascinated by the subject of love, but it’s not just a topic for psychologists anymore. With decades of research and countless studies on the subject, scientists have finally uncovered some fascinating facts about love that you may not know. We’ve compiled 22 of these psychological facts about love to share with you in this blog post!

22 Psychological Facts about Love

1) Falling in love can cause your brain to release the hormones dopamine and norepinephrine. These hormones are responsible for creating feelings of excitement and euphoria.

2) The hormone, oxytocin, also known as the “love hormone,” is released when you hug someone or experience an orgasm. Oxytocin creates the bond between mother and child and between partners during sex.

3) The other side of oxytocin is that sometimes when people fall out of love, they can become depressed due to the lack of this chemical in their system.

4) As humans, we are naturally programmed to want a partner who resembles us but new research suggests that we actually prefer partners with different immune system genes than

18 Psychological Facts about LoveDreams

1. Dreams are not just a product of the subconscious mind, but also include sensory information from the environment

2. Dreaming is an active process that includes thinking and feeling, as well as imagining sights and sounds

3. People who have a lot of nightmares may be more likely to develop post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)

4. Nightmares can be triggered by things like trauma or stress 

5. The content of dreams often reflects what people worry about during the day or their hopes for the future

6. Most people dream six times per night with one long period of dreaming followed by shorter periods of dreaming throughout the night.

7. Dreams are as old as human history

8. Dreams have been studied by many different cultures and societies over the centuries

9. The content of dreams is an individual’s unique, personal experience that can’t be generalized to others – it changes from person to person

10. There are four main types of dream content: people, places, things, and events or narratives

11. Some studies suggest that people who report more nightmares may also have higher rates of depression than those who don’t report them 

12. Studies show a correlation between dreaming and REM sleep patterns in adults which indicate that dreaming is a a normal part of sleep for healthy adults

13. Dreams are a way for your brain to process information and make sense of the world around you

14. Dreams can be interpreted in many different ways, but they’re usually trying to tell you something about yourself

15. Some people believe that dreams are messages from spirits or ancestors who want to help guide us on our journeys

16. The most common dream themes include flying, being chased by an animal or person, having sex with someone other than your partner, being naked in public 

17. If you have recurring nightmares then it could mean that there’s something troubling you deeply and needs addressing – talk it through with a friend or family member 

18. Children’s dreams tend to be more fanciful and less scary than adults’ as their brains haven’t been exposed to nearly as much trauma yet; also children don’t know what death is so they won’t dream about dying but instead will dream about things like going on adventures with their friends.

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