Think Twice: How the Gut’s “Second Brain” Influences Mood and Well-Being – Scientific American

“U.C.L.A.’s Mayer is doing work on how the trillions of bacteria in the gut “communicate” with enteric nervous system cells (which they greatly outnumber). His work with the gut’s nervous system has led him to think that in coming years psychiatry will need to expand to treat the second brain in addition to the one atop the shoulders.”

Source: Think Twice: How the Gut’s “Second Brain” Influences Mood and Well-Being – Scientific American

Never-Before-Seen Images Reveal How The Fukushima Exclusion Zone Was Swallowed By Nature | Bored Panda

Polish photographer Arkadiusz Podniesinski travelled to the site of the Fukushima nuclear disaster last month to see the location with his own eyes. When he obtained permits to enter the roughly 20km (12.5 mile) Exclusion Zone, he was confronted with a scene similar to one from a post apocalyptic film. Podniesinski previously photographed the area around the 1986 Chernobyl nuclear disaster.

Source: Never-Before-Seen Images Reveal How The Fukushima Exclusion Zone Was Swallowed By Nature | Bored Panda

The Top 8 “Conspiracy Theories” That Are Turning Out To Be True | Collective-Evolution

Conspiracy Theory: It’s a term used by many to brush off something that clashes with what they believe in, or have believed in for a long period of time. Taking in new information that runs counter to a current belief system is not easy and can cause the feeling of cognitive dissonance – a term used in modern psychology to describe […]

Source: The Top 8 “Conspiracy Theories” That Are Turning Out To Be True | Collective-Evolution

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