Your Brain On Parasites

If you’ve ever witnessed another person – or even a pet – acting strangely, there could be a logical reason: A parasite is controlling their brains. Yes, really. This hour, guest host Lauren Silverman will talk about how microscopic creatures can infest the minds of much larger beings – and how they can affect their personalities – with Kathleen McAuliffe. She’s the author of “This is Your Brain on Parasites: How Tiny Creatures Manipulate Our Behavior and Shape Society” (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt).

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