Humans Can't Resist Those Puppy-Dog Eyes

April 16, 2015 6:00 PM

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THURSDAY, April 16, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- When humans and their four-legged, furry best friends look into one another's eyes, there is biological evidence that their bond strengthens, researchers report.

Oxytocin -- the same hormone responsible for helping mothers bond to their infants -- increases in both dogs and their owners when they maintain eye contact, the Japanese scientists found.

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