Oxytocin, Fear, and Freezing

Oxytocin, Fear, and Freezing March 02, 2015 A study has been recently released that links oxytocin to the suppression of freezing behavior when frozen.  Generally, when fear is invoked, the heart rate increases, and the body can freeze.  This freezing behavior is generated in the amygdala. When oxytocin is present, this fear