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  • Physiological synchrony: key to dating success?

    Physiological synchrony: key to dating success?

    Finding love today is very different from earlier generations. Online dating has grown rapidly. In 2014 13% of Dutch relationships developed online; in 2003 less than 2%. The development of relationships is also changing. What effect will this have?
  • Love is in the… brain!

    Love is in the… brain!

    Do you celebrate Valentine’s Day? Even if you don’t, you probably express your love to your partner on other occasions. Love is something we all experience in life. What happens in the brain when we’re in love?
  • Sexual pheromones: myth or truth?

    Sexual pheromones: myth or truth?

    Lorenza Colzato | | 7
    Valentine’s Day is the day of love. Especially nowadays, pheromones are advertised and sold as cologne or perfume in order to stimulate attraction between people. However, the question is: do sexual pheromones really exist, and how good are they?