Motherhood changes your brain to connect better with newborn

After having a baby, the mums showed shrinking in some areas of the brain, changes not seen in any of the other groups.

It may seem counter-intuitive that brain areas important for empathy shrunk in first-time mothers, but this is probably due to pruning processes that fine-tune and strengthen important neural connections, while getting rid of clutter.

Read more on https://geneticliteracyproject.org/2016/12/20/motherhood-changes-brain-connect-better-newborn/

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