SFS03: The Microbiome – How does the gut affect your mood?

Connor and Julian sit down for the first Roundtable episode of the podcast on the microbiome. We break down the …

SFS01: Genetic Testing and Diagnostics

In this podcast we interview Nidal, a longtime friend of Connor Wander and a fellow Virginia Tech alumn.  Nidal is …

The Epigenetics of Cuddling

How Personal Contact Could Alter the Genome A study by the McGill Program for the Study of Behavior looked at the …

Improving Science Literacy: How to Read Scientific Papers

Science literacy is the ability to read English words in a new language- the language of science.  You might measure …

3D Brain Anatomy: The Allen Brain Atlas

The Allen Brain Atlas is an incredible tool that lives up to the term “Big Data”.  The atlas combines neuroscience …

Neuroscience Fundamentals: Brain Cell Types

All brain cell types are essential to a properly functioning mind, because the brain isn’t just made of neurons. There …

Epigenetics and Mood: Enhancing Stress Resilience

Keep Moving to Help You Move On Enhancing stress resilience stabilizes mood, increases tenacity, and improves performance under pressure. Early …