AANS Neurosurgeon | Volume 26, Number 1, 2017


Addicted to Love? It's Not You, It's Your Brain

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Love can make you feel many different things, such as happiness, sadness, fixation, etc. Turns out, drugs work very similarly to love, but how close are they? According to the brain, love and drugs act similarly. Chemicals and hormones floods the brains of those who are in love and cause euphoric feelings and fascination – the same effects as drugs, but why would your brain treat love the same way it would a line of cocaine? Click here to find out more. 


2017 National Neuroscience Review
March 31-April 1, 2017; National Harbor, Md.

Brain & Brain PET 2017
April 1-4, 2017; Berlin, Germany

Neurosurgical Society of America Annual Meeting 2017
April 2-5, 2017; Jacksonville, Fla.

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