Parents’ brains sync when taking care of children together


Parents’ brains appear to be in sync when looking after children together, which could result in better parenting. — AFP

A new small-scale Singaporean study has found that parents’ brains may be in sync when looking after children together, which could lead to better parenting.

Led by Nanyang Technological University (NTU), the new research analysed the brain activity of 24 husband-and-wife pairs in their prefrontal cortex, which is associated with complex behaviour and emotional states, in various situations.

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