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​Novel study reveals presence of spouse alters how parents' brains react to children stimuli

Published on: 13-May-2020

Au One news (Japan), 13 May 

A novel study has now revealed how the physical presence of spouses who are co-parenting can alter each other's brain activity. The study led by researchers at NTU Singapore, was published in the journal Scientific Reports. The researchers analysed how the brain activity of 24 pairs of husband and wife from Singapore changed in response to recordings of infant stimuli such as crying, when they were physically together and when they were separated. They found that when spouses were physically together, they showed higher similarities in brain responses to the stimuli than when they were separated. 

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- Gunosy (Japan), Gigazine (Japan), Livedoor news (Japan)

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