Linda Geddes put the effects of her wedding day to good use (aside from forming an eternal bond of love) by taking the opportunity to monitor the oxytocin levels of the bride, groom and guests.
Oxytocin is the chemical that is responsible for bonding between parents and newborn children, and long-term relationships. It's an evolutionary benefit designed to encourage parents to remain personally invested in their children, and Linda Geddes' wedding was one of the first opportunities for scientists to measure its patterns during an actual wedding.
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