Read Like a Scientist

I like researching things. Not in a write-a-research-paper-for-school-with-a-long-works-cited-of-things-I-didn’t-actually-read kind of way. But more in a procrastinating, sidetracked, or found-something-super-duper-interesting-and/or-personally-relevant kind of way. My “researching” used to take me down a lot of Wikipedia rabbit holes. And while I’m not discounting Wikipedia as a useful tool (sorry high school teachers), I have upped my research game…

A Gut Feeling: The Gut-Brain Axis

There’s a reason you feel “butterflies” before your first date and nausea before speaking in front of a crowd–it’s called the gut-brain axis. You see, your gut and your brain are in constant communication with each other. Your brain tells you stomach and intestines what’s its feeling, which I think most people intuitively know, but…