Good afternoon from frozen Manhattan!
I love winter probably as much as I love mothers and neuroscience, so today is a great day. I read a fascinating article about what happens at the psychobiological level when a person becomes a parent. My favorite part of the brain, the amygdala grows larger in the weeks after having a baby. Playing an integral role in emotional regulation, the amygdala's rapid change enhances socialization including postpartum attachment and bonding. So. Cool.
Be well, #lenthern