The gut microbiome as a driver of individual variation in cognition and functional behaviour
Recent studies in humans and lab animals have shown that the enteric microbial community plays a central role in brain development and functioning.
Experimental examination of the microbiome suggests direct effects on cognition, including learning and memory. This publication outlines how recent advances in predominantly laboratory-based microbiome research can be applied to understanding individual differences in cognition. Read more about it here: The gut microbiome as a driver of individual variation in cognition and functional behaviour