Wednesday, June 30, 2004

Cuddling Babies Works

DAILY EXPRESS - Babies who are cuddled and kissed by their mothers could have a better chance of growing into stress-free, well-adjusted adults a study shows. Researchers of the study, which was published in Nature Neuroscience, found that affectionate mothering alters a stress-regulator gene in the brain meaning that stress hormones are kept under better control; seemingly permanently. The study was conducted on rats; yet the gene involved exists in humans as well.


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