Studies Link Cats To Daredevil Behavior

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A common parasite found in cat intestines may take away the natural fear of dangerous behavior from some animals—and humans. Dr. Anita Koshy, member of the BIO5 Institute and an Associate Professor in the UA College of Medicine's Department of Neurology, as well as in the Department of Immunobiology, is focused on researching this parasite, called Toxoplasma gondii, and how it interacts with the brain.