In 2015, a study was conducted on to study the relationship between the gut microbes and the behavioral pattern in kids.
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Recently scientists in the FinnBrain research project of the University of Turku, Finland again conducted a similar research, but on infants of 10 weeks.
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Gut microbes in human can be linked with psychological issues, such as Parkinson's disease, depression, and autism spectrum disorders, but this research is a first of its kind conducted on infants.
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The interesting finding of the research is that greater diversity in gut bacteria is connected to lesser negative emotionality and fear reactivity.
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However, the research is the first step towards better equipped and in-depth study to find the causal connection between gut microbes and essential behavioral traits.
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