Social skills , touch , nurture and nature

Social skills , touch , nurture and nature

A piglet is shown.

INFECTION IN PREGNANT PIGS LEADS TO ANTISOCIAL PIGLETS

Recent studies have reported on a link between maternal infection and subsequent higher risk of autism in offspring. A new study from ACES reports similar findings in pigs. Mother pigs who develop infection during pregnancy have a higher risk of their piglets developing antisocial problems. READ MORE…

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