The Neuroscience of Motherhood

Robert Froemke and Liisa Galea will discuss the neurological changes that occur during motherhood and their effect on behavior and brain health.

The Scientist Creative Services Team
Apr 27, 2021

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Thursday, May 27, 2021
2:30 - 4:00 PM, Eastern Time

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Pregnancy, childbirth, and early motherhood cause numerous obvious physical changes, but they also induce long-lasting effects on the neuroplasticity and neurological patterns of mothers’ brains. These changes affect behavioral responses and brain functions. In this webinar brought to you by The Scientist, Robert Froemke and Liisa Galea will discuss the neurological changes that occur during motherhood and their effect on behavior and brain health.

Topics to be covered

  • Social transmission of maternal behavior
  • Long term effects of motherhood on brain health

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Meet the Speakers:

Robert Froemke, PhD
Professor
Skirball Institute
Department of Otolaryngology—Head and Neck Surgery
Department of Neuroscience and Physiology
New York University Grossman School of Medicine
                                 NYU Langone Health

Liisa Galea, PhD
Professor, Distinguished University Scholar
Health Research Advisor to VP Research
Lead, Women's Health Research Cluster
Djavad Mowafaghian Centre for Brain Health | Psychology
The University of British Columbia

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