New Mothers Grow Bigger Brains Within Months of Giving Birth

New Mothers Grow Bigger Brains Within Months of Giving Birth

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Photo by Kahle via morguefileMotherhood may actually cause the brain to grow, not turn it into mush, as some have claimed.

Exploratory research published by the American Psychological Association found that the brains of new mothers bulked up in areas linked to motivation and behavior, and that mothers who gushed the most about their babies showed the greatest growth in key parts of the mid-brain.

(READ the full story in Science Daily)

Photo by Kahle via morguefile

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