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In Watoto Church, a US Oxytocin Specialist will talk to married couples.

Dr Larry Young, a US oxytocin specialist, will be hosted by Watoto Ministries and Bethany Women's Hospital.

Dr Larry Young, a US oxytocin specialist, will be hosted by Watoto Ministries and Bethany Women’s Hospital.

Dr. Larry will be the keynote speaker at a conference being held at the Hotel Africana in Kampala on Monday, January 10th, 2022.

Oxytocin and the Healing Power of Mutual Love will be the theme of the conference, which will run from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. All married couples are welcome to attend, and lunch and breakfast will be served.

Oxytocin is a neuropeptide and peptide hormone that is synthesized in the hypothalamus and released by the posterior pituitary gland. It helps with social bonding, reproduction, labor, and the postpartum period.

The Chemistry Between Us: Love, Sex, and the Science of Attraction with Brian Alexander is one of his books (2012).

Dr. Larry J. Young, PhD is the Director of Emory University’s Center for Translational Social Neuroscience and the Silvio O. Conte Center for Oxytocin and Social Cognition.

He is also a professor in Emory’s Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences and the director of the Yerkes National Primate Research Center’s Division of Behavioral Neuroscience and Psychiatric Disorders.

Dr. Young’s work has appeared in over 180 peer-reviewed journals, including Science, Nature, Nature Neuroscience, Nature Genetics, PNAS, and Nature Reviews Drug Discovery.

He is the International Society for Social Neuroscience’s Past-President.

Dr. Young has won numerous accolades for his academic achievements, including the

The American College of Neuropsychopharmacology has given him the Golden Brain Award, the Frank Beach Award, and the Daniel H. Efron Award, and he has been chosen as a Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.

Dr. Young’s research aims to learn more about how the brain regulates social relationships. According to his findings,

By acting on specific neural receptors, brain chemicals like oxytocin and vasopressin regulate the neural processing of social information and encourage the establishment of social bonds.

pathways. He’s created paradigms for screening medications that improve social function, and he’s working on new drug discovery methodologies for addressing social impairments in autism and schizophrenia.

Dr. Young’s Centers in Atlanta bring together geneticists, neuroscientists, psychologists, and psychiatrists to learn more about the social brain and how to treat it.

The Chemistry Between Us: Love, Sex, and the Science of Attraction, by Dr. Young, delves into the latest research on how brain chemistry influences all facets of our interpersonal interactions.

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