Author Archives: Helen Powell

About Helen Powell

I am a registered midwife and a passionate science reporter with a particular interest in biology and nutrition. I have lived in Mississippi for most of my life and have extensive writing experience, having previously worked as an editor for Hattiesburg American. I now contribute part-time to Lateral Line and spend much of my time reading science journals. 71 West Law Ave. Rose Hill, MS 39356 [email protected] 601-691-5001

New study reveals insights on the development of Oxytocin in children

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A new study has analyzed the development of oxytocin in the child’s body and the development that may be affected by the behavior of the mother. Oxytocin is an important hormone primarily related to social interactions and plays a role in many mammals. This same hormone can also be triggered by simple eye contact or touch, elaborating on confidence levels… Read more »