The course focuses on the relationship between food, brain and mind:
- How does the brain work?
- How do emotions and thoughts affect our food choices?
- How do diets and nutritional deficiencies affect our brain?
- Reward systems and their relationship with food
- The link between the microbiome and brain
Who should join the course
This course is open to everyone, but may be of particular interest to psychologists or people working in health and well-being. No previous experience is required, though a background knowledge of biology or psychology may help.
The course will have multiple runs in 2021 and 2022.
How to join the course
This course is available on FutureLearn: https://www.futurelearn.com/courses/food-for-thought