Brain development in children

The majority of human brain’s structure is shaped in the first 3 years of life. In details, when a child is born, his/her brain size and architecture is only 25% of the adult size. At age 1 is about 70%, and at age 3 is around 85%. The first 1000 days are, thus, quite importantContinue reading “Brain development in children”

Genetics and soul mates

In a previous post, I talked about the genetic similarities in couples regarding alcohol consumption. I received lots of comment (thank you!) and people start asking me if among a couple there are also other genetic similarities. So, I decided to look into the scientific literature and came out with an answer: yes, there are!Continue reading “Genetics and soul mates”