Sense of “Status” as a factor in emotional arousal of the brain

David Rock in his book “Your Brain At Work” makes a mention of “Status” as a key factor in the SCARF framework for emotion arousal of the human brain. A sense of “Status” has been found to release neurotransmitters such as “dopamine” , “serotonin” as well as testosterone to make a person feel “at ease”Continue reading “Sense of “Status” as a factor in emotional arousal of the brain”

“Radical Candor” by Kim Scott – Takeaway on strengthening social bonds

Kim Scott makes a mention that a warm hug for 6 seconds can release Serotonin & Oxytocin (leadership and love hormone respectively) in our bodies. This is the pre-requisite for long lasting relationships and formation of true social bonds.