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Washington University School of Medicine

Nurturing Children is Good for their Brains

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Caption: Researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis have found that when young children get plenty of nurturing from their mothers, those children end up with a bigger hippocampus in the brain by the time they reach school age. the hippocampus is an important structure related to learning, memory and stress response. Jim Dryden has more…

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