Citizen Science Week 5: Possible Experiments for the Microbiome
Shared Happiness (Through the Gut)
These are a few of the ideas that have been percolating in my mind when I think about how further to develop my project. There are a plethora of articles on microbiome restoring diets, ways to improve gut health, and the gut brain axis.
A few ways of realizing these ideas:
-An instructable on how to hack your microbiome
-A speculative design project whereby mentally healthy people are able to share their microbiome with a loved one who has depression
-Studying my own microbiome, as a person who has been diagnosed with depression