Brain structure governing emotion is passed down from mother to daughter, says study: Research is first evidence that brain structure implicated in depression may be inherited

A study of 35 families by a psychiatric researcher showed for the first time that the structure of the brain circuitry known as the corticolimbic system is more likely to be passed down from mothers to daughters than from mothers to sons or from fathers to children of either gender.

Source: Brain structure governing emotion is passed down from mother to daughter, says study: Research is first evidence that brain structure implicated in depression may be inherited

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