The neurobiology of fatherhood.

Abstract

Only about 5% of mammalian species exhibit paternal caregiving in nature, and paternal behavior has evolved multiple times independently among mammals. The most parsimonious way to evolve paternal behavior may be to utilize pre-existing neural systems that are in place for maternal behavior. Despite evidence for similarity in the neurobiology of maternal… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.copsyc.2017.02.013

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