News from the frontiers of medicine: "Baby Brain"
is a myth; that syndrome being the supposed decline in intelligence that women suffer while pregnant. A study led by Dr. Helen Christensen of the Australian National University in Canberra tracked 2500 women over ten years and "found no difference between their brainpower before and during their pregnancies."
Baby Brain reminds me of Josh Whicker's 2004 Hoosier Gazette hoax
in which he claimed that a five-year Indiana University study had found that "having children significantly lowers parents’ IQs." If I remember, that fooled a lot of the media, including Keith Olbermann.
Anyway, I still believe there's such a thing as Internet Brain.
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