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 through prenatal development, postnatal development, early childhood, and 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 places special emphasis on how the college environment affects not only the epigenome but how one acts, thinks, and behaves.
Topics of discussion include:
- The Gut
Each week of class includes lectures given by national and international topical experts.