Love game: MRI shows love centers in brain can be tipped off by habit, not actual emotion

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An artist has harnessed information provided by MRI to illustrate how love affects our brains—namely by activating oxytocin and dopamine-producing regions, according to an article published online this month by Fast Company.

With the help of a Stanford neuroscientist, artist Brent Hoff developed a carnival-style set of games called “The Emotional Arcade” where competitors attempt to feel certain emotions the most while wearing headsets that monitor different areas of their brain to gauge the emotional response. Read more about the results at the link below: