Meaney et al (1988)

IB Psychology: Meaney et al (1988)

Meaney carried out a study of the role of stress hormones on memory. More importantly, this study shows that the mother"s touch or grooming of her offspring, actually leads to gene expression which helps in the regulation of stress. Those rats that are groomed, regulate stress better. This leads to lower levels of life time cortisol levels which means that they have less memory impairment latter in life.This is a good...

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