Researchers find chemicals and neurons responsible for turning parental care on and off in mice

A team of researchers working at Harvard University has found that a certain type of neuron in a certain part of the mouse brain is responsible for governing parental behavior. In their paper published in the journal Nature, the team describes several experiments they conducted with mice and the results they observed. Ivan Rodriguez offers a follow-up to the research in a News & Views piece in the same journal issue.

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