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Mommy Brain How Motherhood Makes Us Smarter

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ISBN-10: 0465019064

ISBN-13: 9780465019069

Edition: N/A

Authors: Katherine Ellison

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1. Perception. A mother's sensory-rich life with her newborn actually remaps part of her brain--improving her ability to interpret new information. 2. Efficiency. Pregnancy and early motherhood enrich the brain, improving memory and setting a mother up for a lifetime of multitasking. 3. Resilience. Oxytocin, a powerful hormone abundant in mothers, so effectively combats stress, clearing the way for improved learning, that scientists are studying its, potential as an anti-depressant and even as a therapy for Alzheimer's. 4. Motivation. The fierce biological urge to defend their children, bolstered by mind-altering hormones, helps mothers become more creative and competitive. 5. Emotional…    
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Book details

List price: $15.00
Publisher: Basic Books
Publication date: 4/11/2006
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 288
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.638
Language: English