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Do microbes living in our gastrointestinal tracts influence the way our brains work? Hear from a scientist who has been studying this question for nearly a decade.
  • BrainFacts/SfN
New perspectives on body-system connections are providing an understanding of social behavior, development, and sleep.
  • BrainFacts/SfN
Recent research has revealed a potential connection between the brain and the trillions of microorganisms colonizing the body.
  • BrainFacts/SfN
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The vagus nerve brings information from all over the body to the brain – but is it being hacked by the bacteria in our gut?
  • Wellcome Trust
Watch a conversation with neuroscientist Christopher Lowry about the microbiome-brain connection.
  • The Kavli Foundation
Our bodies are home to a vast ecosystem of microbes — the microbiome — that has a powerful effect on the brain.
  • The Kavli Foundation