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The Science Behind Fatherhood

Learn how a new father's brain changes.

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The Science Behind Fatherhood

Learn how a new father's brain changes.

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Becoming a parent is a life-changing experience. Mothers, for instance, undergo physical and brain changes as early as pregnancy. But the birth of a child also leaves its mark on the fathers' brains.
Research conducted at the University of North Carolina (Kuo, PX et al., 2012) used fMRI to analyze the brain activity of 10 fathers.

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