Media

There is a lot of interest from the media and general public for our studies, and our research belongs to the top 1% worldwide of all published research in terms of media coverage. Our research has been covered in numerous news media (e.g. The Times, The New York Times, the Guardian, BBC, NBC, CNN) as well as popular media (e.g. the Big Bang Theory, the Economist, Scientific American, New Scientist, Vogue). We cannot provide you with links to all media coverage, but below we will a small selection of media items on our studies.


A selection of the press coverage on our research:

 

New York Times (2020): https://www.nytimes.com/2020/05/05/parenting/mommy-brain-science.html

 

Boston Globe: https://www.bostonglobe.com/magazine/2018/07/17/pregnant-women-care-ignores-one-most-profound-changes-new-mom-faces/CF5wyP0b5EGCcZ8fzLUWbP/story.html?p1=HP_Special

 

The Guardian: https://www.theguardian.com/science/2016/dec/19/pregnancy-causes-long-term-changes-to-brain-structure-says-study

 

New York Times: http://www.nytimes.com/2016/12/19/health/pregnancy-brain-change.html?_r=0

 

The Times: http://www.thetimes.co.uk/article/why-baby-brain-could-be-nature-s-gift-to-mothers-z2nxnhhsc

 

Wall Street Journal: https://www.wsj.com/articles/momnesia-no-pregnancy-may-boost-intelligence-1493302890

 

USA today: https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/2017/05/02/yes-womens-brains-do-shrink-during-pregnancy----but-turns-out-s-probably-good-thing/101190032/

 

BBC News: http://www.bbc.com/news/health-38341901

 

CNN: http://edition.cnn.com/2016/12/22/health/pregnancy-brain-changes/

 

CBS News: http://www.cbsnews.com/news/pregnancy-brain-changes-may-prepare-women-for-motherhood-new-baby

 

ABC News: http://abcnews.go.com/Health/pregnancy-result-long-term-mothers-brain/story?id=44292231

 

Fox News: http://www.foxnews.com/health/2016/12/19/brain-changes-seen-in-pregnancy-may-help-preparing-for-baby.html

 

NBC: http://www.nbc-2.com/story/34088545/brain-changes-seen-in-pregnancy-may-help-preparing-for-baby

 

LA Times: http://www.latimes.com/science/sciencenow/la-sci-sn-pregnancy-brain-changes-20161220-story.html

 

Science: http://www.sciencemag.org/news/2016/12/pregnancy-can-resculpt-women-s-brains-2-years

 

Scientific American: https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/pregnancy-causes-lasting-changes-in-a-womans-brain/

 

The Economist: http://www.economist.com/news/science-and-technology/21712093-new-mothers-experience-reductions-volume-grey-matter-their

 

Popular Science: http://www.popsci.com/pregnancy-re-wires-brains-moms-to-be

 

New Scientist: https://www.newscientist.com/article/2116527-becoming-a-mother-may-change-the-brain-to-read-babys-mind/

 

Boston Herald: http://www.bostonherald.com/lifestyle/health/2016/12/brain_changes_seen_in_pregnancy_may_help_preparing_for_baby

 

Washington Post: https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/to-your-health/wp/2016/12/19/pregnancy-changes-the-brain-for-as-long-as-two-years/?utm_term=.0b2be1c285f8

 

Huffington Post: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/womens-brain-structure-may-change-during-pregnancy-to-prep-for-motherhood_us_58596b83e4b03904470aeb3e

 

STATnews: https://www.statnews.com/2016/12/19/pregnancy-mother-brain/

 

Science News: https://www.sciencenews.org/article/pregnancy-linked-long-term-changes-moms-brain

 

Today: http://www.today.com/health/pregnancy-brain-real-helps-women-be-better-mothers-t106168

 

Business Insider: http://www.businessinsider.com/pregnancy-changes-a-womans-brain-for-at-least-2-years-after-giving-birth-2016-12?international=true&r=US&IR=T

 

Science Daily: https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2016/12/161219115224.htm

 

Science Alert: http://www.sciencealert.com/pregnancy-changes-a-woman-s-brain-structure-for-at-least-2-years-after-giving-birth

 

News Max: http://www.newsmax.com/TheWire/post-natal-brain-changes-mothers/2016/12/21/id/765086/

 

Philly Voice: http://www.phillyvoice.com/brain-changes-seen-in-pregnancy-may-help-preparing/

 

The Berry: http://theberry.com/2016/12/21/pregnancy-brain-is-actually-a-thing-says-science-mb/

 

Medical Daily: http://www.medicaldaily.com/science-behind-pregnancy-brain-why-pregnant-women-experience-grey-matter-loss-406765

 

Cosmos magazine: https://cosmosmagazine.com/biology/how-pregnancy-remodels-the-brain

 

Ars Technica: http://arstechnica.com/science/2016/12/pregnancy-brain-means-reductions-in-grey-matter-for-new-mothers/

 

MNN: http://www.mnn.com/family/babies-pregnancy/stories/baby-brain-real-study-proves

 

The Globe Gazette: http://globegazette.com/features/brain-changes-seen-in-pregnancy-may-help-preparing-for-baby/article_d2383eef-a007-5def-b964-b72d83d4fbd1.html

 

The Boston Globe: https://www.bostonglobe.com/news/nation/2016/12/19/brain-changes-seen-pregnancy-may-help-prepare-for-baby/nfI3UVWkloa7JFc2nM1PUP/story.html

 

Breaking News: http://breaking100news.com/uk/science/pregnancy-brain-women-see-long-lasting-structural-changes-to-brains-during-pregnancy/

 

The Daily Times: http://dailytimes.com.pk/infotainment/27-Dec-16/pregnancy-changes-a-womans-brain

 

New Tonight Africa: http://newstonight.co.za/content/pregnancy-causes-lifelong-changes-woman-s-brain-study

 

Times Live: http://www.timeslive.co.za/lifestyle/2016/12/20/Pregnancy-changes-a-womans-brain-study

 

Telegraph Herald: http://www.telegraphherald.com/news/national_world/article_7882e849-7505-522e-a5b3-c755178ea98c.html 

 

 

 


A selection of interesting blogs/websites targeted at pregnant women and new mothers that discuss our work:

 

What to Expect (www.whattoexpect.com): https://www.whattoexpect.com/wom/first-year/mom-brain-is-real-and-surprise-it-actually-makes-you-a-better-mom

 

Baby Center (www.babycenter.com): https://www.babycenter.com/0_pregnancy-brain-why-it-happens-and-how-to-be-less-forgetful_236.bc

 

Care (www.care.com): https://www.care.com/c/stories/8311/new-study-provides-evidence-that-pregnancy-ch/

 

Healthy Mummy (www.healthymummy.com): https://www.healthymummy.com/baby-brain-lasts-for-two-years-after-birth/

 

Mommy Nearest (www.mommynearest.com): https://www.mommynearest.com/article/pregnancy-brain-is-real-just-not-in-the-way-you-thought

 

Very Well Family (www.verywellfamily.com): https://www.verywellfamily.com/pregnancy-brain-4156471

 

Baby Gaga (www.babygaga.com): https://www.babygaga.com/15-ways-pregnancy-changes-a-womans-brain/