Hello World! Brain Develops Senses at Birth

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In a mouse study, birth caused levels of a brain chemical called serotonin to drop, triggering the formation of sensory maps that organize input from vision, touch and other senses.

Loula Koteas‘s insight:

Once scientists understand the full effects of serotonin during birth they may be able to develop therapies to treat psychiatric illnesses.

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