Brain, Gut and Microbiota Research: Some Philosophical Issues

brain   |   gut   |   microbiota   |   research
Sunday ,19 February, 2017 , 17:30 to 19:30

 

The Inter University PhD Program in History and Philosophy of the Life Sciences-1ST Annual Meeting

 

Do microbes control human brains, minds and behaviours? Microbiota research suggests to some researchers that microorganisms in human and other animal guts are like puppeteers pulling the strings of the puppet-hosts. The talk will examine these claims in light of the research that inspires them.