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Even brief maternal deprivation early in life alters adult brain function and cognition: Rat study | Science Daily

Even brief maternal deprivation early in life alters adult brain function and cognition: Rat study | Science Daily

When a baby is taken from its mother for even a brief period early in life, this traumatic event significantly alters the future, adult function of the brain, according to a new animal model study from the School of Science at IUPUI. These changes in the brain are similar to disturbances in brain structure and function that are found in people at risk for neuropsychiatric disorders, such as schizophrenia.

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