Physiology for the Armchair Scientist


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Want to learn more about physiology without going back to school for a PhD? Check out The website, hosted by the American Physiological Society, goes in-depth to explain the multi-faceted field of physiology to nonscientists. In addition to examining hot and emerging areas of research such as brain physiology, obesity and exercise, we look at the how the body’s systems work individually and together to keep us going every day.

Our reference library houses quizzes that will test your physiology smarts, dozens of podcasts on cool research findings, a library of vintage equipment dating as far back as the 1870s and much more. We also feature timelines that highlight important milestones and people in the history of physiology.

We hope the site will serve as a helpful and informative resource about our area of research. Check back often for new information. And if you have questions you’d like us to address, let us know!

Stacy Brooks

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