Moving in time with another to music helps babies to bond, a new report suggests.
New research that simultaneously measures brain activity in children and their parents offers insights into bonding.
Male patients on the autism spectrum who were given oxytocin for four weeks experienced improvements in social attachment behaviors for up to 12 months.
Researchers reveal lullabies help sooth both baby and mom simultaneously. Additionally, playing music to babies help increase their attention and positive displays of emotion to their mothers.
Breastfeeding has a positive effect on postnatal depression and bonding between mothers and their babies. Breastfeeding also has positive implications for neuroprotection in babies of depressed mothers.
Mothers who reported higher levels of parental stress had less synchrony in brain activity with their young children than moms who were more stress-free. The findings shed new light on how parental stress can impact the mother-child relationship on a day-to-day basis.
Neuroimaging study reveals the neural basis for the motivation to reunite with the ones you love. The findings could lead to new therapies for disorders associated with social behaviors, and may also help explain why social distancing is so tough.
Researchers report partners experience a sexual 'afterglow' that last for up to 48 hours and is linked to relationship quality over time.