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Exposure to Postpartum Depression Leads to Changes in Children’s Brain Development

Neuroimaging studies over the last few years have demonstrated that exposure to maternal depression can lead to changes in the architecture of the child’s brain, changes which may persist into adulthood and are associated with disruptions in cognitive development.  Less clear is how the timing of exposure may modulate the effects of maternal depression on… Read More »

This Is Your Brain on Stress

From slate.com Losing your cool when the unexpected happens can have 
dire results. But you can train 
your mind to handle chaos. Hugh Threlfall/Alamy Stock Photo Less than two minutes after takeoff, some Canada geese found their way into the airplane’s two engines and brought them to a grinding halt. Over the next three and… Read More »