20 Interesting Facts You Should Know About Kissing

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We all love to kiss. Majority of us know how to kiss. Maybe you think that you have kissing all figured it out so it may be a surprise for you to discover that there are a lot more that you have to know about kissing.

With that in mind, here are some interesting facts that people should know about kissing:

Fact #1: Kissing promotes the release of Dopamine.

Kissing promotes the release of Dopamine.

 

When you kiss someone for the first time, the act of kissing will stimulate the release of neurotransmitter called Dopamine which will surely make you crave for more. Additionally, it is this neurotransmitter that is responsible for making you loose sleep and your appetite. Now, that is the scientific explanation for the usual feeling you get when you fall in love.

Fact #2: There’s no logical explanation why people kiss.

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There's no logical explanation why people kiss.

Mouth-on- mouth, teeth-to-teeth and saliva-to-saliva– why would many people want that? The theory of most people is we do that in order to get biological information to determine if the other person can become a good mate for us.

Fact #3: Kissing can save your life.

Kissing can save your life.

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During the 1980’s a popular study has concluded that men who kiss their wives before leaving the house rarely get into accidents, have a much bigger income and live a lot longer than men who don’t kiss their wives.

Fact #4: About 66% of people tilt their heads to the right during a kiss.

About 66% of people tilt their heads to the right during a kiss.

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This was discovered by German Researcher Onun Gunturkun when he spied on 224 kissing couples in different public places in Germany. While observing, he noticed that about 66% of his test subjects tilt their heads when they kiss.

Fact #5: Kissing create changes on the levels of neurotransmitters in your body.

Kissing create changes on the levels of neurotransmitters in your body.

 

When you kiss someone, the levels of neurotransmitters epinephrine and norerpinephrine change. Such changes may lead to different physiological reactions including faster heart beat, more oxygen in the brain and dilated pupils. The latter part may be the reason why many people close their eyes when kissing.

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