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Submission + - Parenting Rewires the Male Brain (sciencemag.org) 1

sciencehabit writes: Cultures around the world have long assumed that women are hardwired to be mothers. But a new study suggests that caring for children awakens a parenting network in the brain—even turning on some of the same circuits in men as it does in women. The research implies that the neural underpinnings of the so-called maternal instinct aren't unique to women, or activated solely by hormones, but can be developed by anyone who chooses to be a parent.
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Parenting Rewires the Male Brain

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Of course you can't flap your arms and fly to the moon. After a while you'd run out of air to push against.

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