Los Angeles Times: This is your brain on … the modern world

| Posted in Brain Education, Brain Health, Brain Research

Our Western diet is famously bad for the circulatory system, but for a long time, people thought the damage stopped there. Then around 10 years ago, Terry Davidson, a behavioral neuroscientist, wondered whether our modern eating habits might also affect our brains. To test it out, he fed lab rats a diet high in saturated fats and sugars. (May 18, 2017)

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