February 19, 2020
Do the experiences of your father leave a mark on your genes? Can trauma be passed down from generation to generation? Neuroscientist Bianca Jones Marlin, PhD, has been combing the DNA of mice to explore these questions, bringing us one step closer to understanding our full genetic inheritance.
Dr. Marlin answers Fox 5 NY viewers' questions.
Oxytocin, the so-called “love drug,” has been the subject of ongoing debate surrounding its impact on the human brain — but what does the latest science show? Bianca Jones Marlin looks at the brains of female mice to see how oxytocin affects the behavior of mothers, and explores how this research could offer solutions for human children who suffer neglect.