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Happily ever after? It's all in your head

ATLANTA, Georgia (CNN) -- Is there such a thing as everlasting love?

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CNN's Elina Fuhrmann reports certain chemicals in the brain may be associated with the success or failure of love relationships (February 14)

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That all depends on your definition, scientists say. The passion that swells at the beginning of a relationship is actually transitory, dependent on a cocktail of chemicals that act on the brain.

But other compounds also act to make love last.

Scientists at Emory University in Atlanta were able to make mouse-like animals called voles monogamous, by injecting them with certain chemicals.

CNN's Elina Fuhrman has details.



 
 
 
 






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