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Mother brain : how neuroscience is rewriting the story of parenthood  Cover Image Book Book

Mother brain : how neuroscience is rewriting the story of parenthood / Chelsea Conaboy.

Conaboy, Chelsea, (author.).

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  • ISBN: 9781250762283
  • ISBN: 1250762286
  • Physical Description: xv, 348 pages ; 25 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Henry Holt and Company, 2022.

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 263-333) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
At the flip of a switch -- The making of a mother's instinct -- Attention, please -- Our babies, our selves -- The ancient family tree -- Inclined to care -- Start where you are -- The one in the mirror -- Between us.
Summary, etc.:
"A groundbreaking exploration of the parental brain that untangles insidious myths from complicated realities, Mother Brain explodes the concept of "maternal instinct" and tells a new story about what it means to become a parent. Chelsea Conaboy delves into the neuroscience to reveal unexpected upsides, generations of scientific neglect, and a powerful new narrative of parenthood"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject: Motherhood.

Available copies

  • 2 of 4 copies available at Missouri Evergreen. (Show)
  • 0 of 1 copy available at North Kansas City.


  • 2 current holds with 4 total copies.
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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
North Kansas City Public Library 306.8743 CONABOY 2022 (Text) 0001012485918 Nonfiction New In transit -

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