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Updated 06 May 2013

Fatherhood may alter the brain

Does being a dad change a man's brain? The answer isn't clear in humans, but a study with tiny monkeys called marmosets suggests fatherhood may alter gray matter.

Does being a dad change a man's brain? The answer isn't clear in humans, but a study with tiny monkeys called marmosets suggests fatherhood may alter gray matter.

Marmosets make good fathers
"Marmoset fathers, unlike many other male mammals, are very involved in offspring care," noted study lead author Yevgenia Kozorovitskiy, a graduate student in neuroscience at Princeton.

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