Opinionated Science Episode 32: Debunking the "Hygiene Hypothesis" and Psychedelic Brain Changes
On this episode, the team take a look at a new study that suggests people's interpretation of the "Hygiene Hypothesis" - that early exposure to some microorganisms protects against allergic disease - might be in need of a cleanup. They also detail some findings on the psychedelic drug psilocybin and its effects on the connections of the mammalian brain. Not to be missed!
Opinionated Science is Technology Networks’ homemade podcast, where our team of scientists-turned-journalists cut out the chewy jargon and serve up slices of the most fascinating stories from the world of science. Expect a new Opinionated Science every other Friday.
Read more from this podcast:
We May Not Be "Too Clean for Our Own Good" After All
Single Dose of Psychedelic Compound Psilocybin Can Remodel Connections in the Brain
Psychedelic Healing: Adjunct Therapy Harnessing Opened Malleability (PHATHOM)