It's official: Grannies are good for you


By AGENCY
  • Family
  • Wednesday, 17 Nov 2021

Grandmothers who reported a greater desire to be involved with caring had greater activity in brain regions of interest. Photo: Unplash/Oanh MJ

Scientists say they have proven what many people fortunate enough to grow up with theirs have known all along: Grandmothers have strong nurturing instincts and are hard-wired to care deeply about their grandchildren.

A new study published in the Royal Society B is the first to provide a neural snapshot of the cherished inter-generational bond.

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