Psychologists leave no stone unturned, and have researched what kissing is all about. Surprise surprise one study has found than levels of the stress hormone cortisol are reduced while the friendliness hormone oxytocin is enhanced. Perhaps, more interestingly, a different study found that the stimulation sparked off by kissing was not as good as the buzz from a box of chocolates (apparently these findings are supported by Baywatch Babe Pamela Anderson who sad that chocolate is better than sex). So, what to do for Valentines Day – ask for kisses and chocolate.
A Level A Level Psychology Anne Watson assessment authors Back to school Ben Crystal book list book recommendations brain children's authors children's books children's dictionaries children's fiction classroom comprehension concepts/language confirmation bias COVID-19 CPD critical thinking curriculum david crystal definitions depression Dictionaries dictionary Digital drama ed-tech Education english English Literature ethics exams false friends funny books GCSE guided reading history History teacher home learning implications independent reading Jill Carter knowledge questions KS1 KS2 KS3 language learning literacy Mastery mathematics maths maths mastery media memory methodology MFL MFL Teachers natural sciences non-fiction Ofsted perspectives Phonics post-sats primary psychology reading reading for pleasure reading list Rebecca Priest remote learning remote teaching research revision Sam Holyman science secondary secondary education shakespeare Shakespeare400 shared knowledge teaching teaching ideas technology TOK emotion TOK intuition TOK language TOK reason TOK sense perception truth Vocabulary vocabulary building wellbeing Word Gap words world book day writing