Nicola Johnstone

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Nicola is a research fellow in developmental cognitive neuroscience using psychological and neuroimaging methods to look at brain function and how this influences emotion, cognition and behaviour. She is interested in how the gut microbiota affects brain physiology; and the long-term consequences of how societal and cultural norms influence decisions around food choice from birth and beyond.


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Probiotics and prebiotics for youth anxiety #ActiveIngredientsMH


Kathrin Cohen Kadosh appraises a recent systematic review relating to her own Wellcome Trust funded research on better gut microbiome and how increasing levels of probiotics and prebiotics may help prevent and treat anxiety in young people.

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