The Healthy Brains, Healthy Bodies curriculum brings students through the macro and micro neuroanatomy of the developing brain.
- The first half of the course follows the brain from prenatal development, postnatal development, early childhood and lastly through adolescence and early adulthood (e.g. the college years)
- The second half of the semester specializes on the main pillars of wellness and health promotion
The course presents special emphasis on how the college environment affects not only the epigenome but how one acts, thinks, and what one desires.
Topics of discussion include but are not limited to:
- The Gut
Each week of class includes lectures given by national and international experts on each of the topics discussed.