The Mommy Brain: How Motherhood Makes Us Smarter

The Mommy Brain: How Motherhood Makes Us Smarter

by Katherine Ellison


View All Available Formats & Editions
Members save with free shipping everyday! 
See details


In The Mommy Brain, Katherine Ellison reveals the ways that women get smarter after having kids. Motherhood makes women more perceptive, efficient, resilient, motivated, and emotionally intelligent — all of which adds up to tremendous mental enrichment and effectiveness.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780465019069
Publisher: Basic Books
Publication date: 05/01/2006
Pages: 288
Sales rank: 1,005,174
Product dimensions: 5.37(w) x 8.00(h) x 0.75(d)

About the Author

Katherine Ellison has a mommy brain, herself. She is a Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative reporter, veteran foreign correspondent, and a working mother of two young boys. She is also the author of two previous books. She has written on the topic of "The Mommy Brain" for and Working Mother. Ms. Ellison lives in San Anselmo, California.

Customer Reviews