Cookie, anyone?

by Lorien E. Menhennett

Cookie time

“No rat will ever turn down a wet chocolate chip cookie. And I can actually testify to that from personal experience.”

Watching lecture after lecture can get tiresome, no matter how interesting the material. So I definitely appreciate when a speaker injects a bit of humor, including the above gem from today’s presentation on the hypothalamus. Our professor was explaining the role of the hypothalamus in regulating eating behavior. I’m still struggling to understand everything the hypothalamus does (it does a lot!). But what an unforgettable image …