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Brain Size May Depend on Relationship with Mom

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Your relationship with your mother may affect the size of your brain.

A new study found that children who grow up with a sense of support from their mother are more likely to have a bigger hippocampus.

That's the part of the brain responsible for emotions and regulating stress.

Researchers say this highlights how important nurturing is for mental development.