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We Have Concerns

Jeff Cannata/Anthony Carboni

Comedy, News & Politics, Society & Culture

Jeff Cannata and Anthony Carboni talk about the personal philosophical concerns they find lurking inside everyday things. It's fun?

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Gut and Run

May 26th, 2017

Episode 437 of 457 episodes

Fear, for the most part, is controlled by the brain’s amygdalae, but a team of researchers at University College Cork have discovered that the gut microbiome, that collection of bacteria that lives within your digestive system, appears to also have an effect on the response to and processing of fear in mice. Anthony and Jeff discuss what this might mean for humans, and how the biome will be used to alter mental states in the future.

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