Tuesday, 13 December 2022

Brain Changes during Reproduction Process – Part 1 – Brain Plasticity 2

Body requires adaptation during pregnancy for offspring’s demand by modification behavior of emotional and foraging.



Image 1- Areas of amygdala and hippocampus (credit to Google)

Many animals such as Deer mouse of California with scientific name Peromyscus californicus have experienced parenting neuroplasticity until late adulthood,

Unexpectedly, these experiences happen to both male and female even though male never got pregnancy.

Brain plasticity during reproduction period in animals has multiple purposes either relate to baby directly or not.



Image 2- Christmas decoration, illustration

Few examples of brain plasticity with relate between parents to their baby include:

- sensitivity to baby’s odors.
- to care of offspring



Image 3- A house decoration at our neighborhood

However, parents for some animals to adapt long-fasting, a kind of Ramadhan fasting. Sure, they will loss weight, but improve some their physiology conditions.



Image 4- Street in the morning, illustration

Other critters have developed their brain plasticity during reproduction process:

- to protect memory deficits
- to improve of maternal visual system

# To be continued to part 2

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15 comments:

  1. Todo lo que nos dejas es muy interesante . Un abrazo, feliz martes.

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  2. This is rather interesting. Thanks for sharing!

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  3. Sigo aprendiendo.
    Muchas gracias.

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  4. Uma publicação bastante interessante!:)

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    Beijo, e uma boa Terça-Feira.

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  5. Un tema muy interesante el de la plasticidad cerebral. Saludos. Carlos

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  6. This is an interesting post, thanks for sharing.

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  7. I enjoyed reading it... Very happy prenatal days... ✨🌲💛
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  8. As always interesting contribution of data, very beautiful Christmas, everything is transforming and that colirido and lights bring us joy.
    Best regards.

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  9. Muy interesante 👏🏼👏🏼👏🏼

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  10. Gracias por la información. Me gusta decorar por Navidad.
    Buen miércoles.
    Un abrazo.

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