Academic Staff and Fellows
- OTSUKA Airi
- Assistant Professor
Social stress is a form of mental stress associated with human relationships that underlies the pathogenesis of mental disorders such as depression. We examine the effect of nutritional approach to social stress and explain the mechanism of reducing psychosocial stress by food.
|Research Area||Nutrition, Food Functional Science, Physiology|
(1) Modification of Energy Metabolism and Higher Brain Function by Feeding Rhythm. Yakugaku Zasshi. 2018;138(10):1297-1304.
(2) Late feeding in the active period decreases slow-wave activity. Life Sci. 2016 Sep 1;160:18-26.
(3) Voluntary exercise and increased food intake after mild chronic stress improve social avoidance behavior in mice. Physiol Behav. 2015 Nov 1;151:264-71.
Laboratory of Behavioral Genetics