This video was produced by audible.com and describes in a simple way how our gut and brain are connected. Sometimes referred to as the second brain or downstairs brain, the gut and it’s microbes may affect not only our emotional well being but also promote pro-social behaviors that have been essential in the evolution of […]
Dr. Jonathan Eisen studies microbes at the University of California Davis where he studies the ecology of microbial communities and how they evolve. His TED talk from 2012 is a great way to begin to think about this new frontier in medicine: the microbiome. He covers the many implications of studying the microbiome from infant […]
This spoof on the characters in our gut is a great learning tool to share with your kids or watch yourself.