Heribert Watzke:
The brain in your gut

TEDGlobal 2010 · 15:14 · Filmed Jul 2010

Did you know you have functioning neurons in your intestines — about a hundred million of them? Food scientist Heribert Watzke tells us about the "hidden brain" in our gut and the surprising things it makes us feel.

Food scientist
Heribert Watzke studies the brain in our gut — and works to develop new kinds of food that will satisfy our bodies and minds. Full bio