Any woman who has ever had a baby has either feared or suspected they have experienced the syndrome of their brain turning to mush during the process. I’ve personally attended innumerable female-only coffee mornings, lunches and ‘quick drinks after work’ that have consisted largely of swapping self-confessed examples of the phenomenon.
It seems that science has recently been taking an interest. Here are links to two media reports that seems to contradict each other:
First up, here’s an article by Steve Connor that appears today upon the website of – THE INDEPENDENT
Secondly – giving the opposite view – here’s an earlier article by Fiona Macrae and Daniel Bates that featured on 7th April 21015 on the website of the – DAILY MAIL