New research finds that nutrition has benefits for brain network organization/

Graphic by Julie McMahon


Illinois professor Aron Barbey led a study that found the functional network organization in the brain mediates the relationship between nutrition and intelligence. Barbey’s study indicates that monosaturated fatty acids, colloquially referred to as “healthy fats,” are linked to general intelligence.

To learn more about Aron Barbey’s research, follow this link.