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+ - Thinking With Your Gut: Can Bacteria Make You Smarter? 1

Submitted by Rambo Tribble
Rambo Tribble (1273454) writes "John Cryan, a researcher at the University College Cork, explains the relationship between the bacteria in your gut and your intelligence. It seems the flora in your intestines can influence brain development as well as aspects of health and nutrition which affect such things as hormones and neurotransmitters.

Note: Please hold the George W. Bush jokes until after the break."
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Thinking With Your Gut: Can Bacteria Make You Smarter?

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