May 22, 2013

Podcast: Rat brains change at night

Photo courtesy of USDA NRCS.

Neurobiologists are curious how a walk in the sunshine can change your mood. In a recent study, Dr. Davide Dulcis discovered that the chemicals in a rat’s brain change based on periods of light and darkness. In this podcast, Dr. Dulcis explains how this study could change how we think about animal behavior and neurological disorders. Listen to the podcast