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+ - Parenting Rewires the Male Brain-> 1

Submitted by sciencehabit
sciencehabit writes: Cultures around the world have long assumed that women are hardwired to be mothers. But a new study suggests that caring for children awakens a parenting network in the brain—even turning on some of the same circuits in men as it does in women. The research implies that the neural underpinnings of the so-called maternal instinct aren't unique to women, or activated solely by hormones, but can be developed by anyone who chooses to be a parent.
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Parenting Rewires the Male Brain

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I'd rather just believe that it's done by little elves running around.

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