NBC News: Why falling in love gives you butterflies

| Posted in Brain Education, Brain Research

How do you know you’re in love or that you have a crush? Probably you get a fluttery sensation in your stomach, aka, “you feel butterflies.” It’s a poetic image: a belly full of glittering monarchs and swallowtails that alight when your beloved walks into the room: but it’s more than just a moving metaphor; it’s a physical phenomenon that points to the profound tie between body and mind. (February 14, 2018)

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