The study published this week in mBio (Gut Feelings Begin in Childhood: The Gut Metageome Correlates with Early Environment, Caregiving, and Behavior. 2020. J.E. Flannery, K. Stagaman, A. Burns, R. Hickey, L. Roos, R. Giuliana, P. Fisher and T.J. Sharpton; mBio DOI 10.1128.) out of U of O and OSU looked at 40 kids in the Pacific Northwest betwwen 5 and 7. The goal was to see if there was a relationship between the kinds of bacteria found in the GI tract of children and if there was a link between gut and behavioral disorders. They discovered there was. Children with behavioral probles have different microorganisms than those who did not.