Neuroscience featured in Forbes
Cerebrus Associates was delighted to see the career of Dr. Sophie Miquel showcased in ForbesWomen this week. Sophie is a senior principal scientist and cognitive neuroscientist at Mars Wrigley.
The article entitled "How this neuroscientist's research influences many of America's favorite products" explains how Sophie developed her career and created a highly influential neuroscience program at Mars.
Sophie started collaborating with Dr. Jon Day over 10 years ago when he was Head of Behavioural Science at the Waltham Centre for Pet Nutrition and has continued fruitfully with Cerebrus Associates ever since.
Jon commented that "It's great to see Sophie's work and contribution to the business highlighted in this article. She has much to feel proud of and is an inspiration to others that seek to find their niche in the corporate world".
Cerebrus Digital contributed some of the images featured in the article.
Learn more about this collaborative research:
- Revealing the mechanisms linking oro-sensory signalling, mastication, attention and satiation under laboratory and real life conditions. Project website
- Miquel, S., Haddou, M. Ben, & Day, J. E. L. (2019). A systematic review and meta-analysis of the effects of mastication on sustained attention in healthy adults. Physiology & Behavior, 202, 101–115. https://doi.org/https://doi.org/10.1016/j.physbeh.2019.01.003
- Miquel, S., Aspiras, M., & Day, J. E. L. (2018). Does reduced mastication influence cognitive and systemic health during aging? Physiology & Behavior, 188, 239–250. https://doi.org/https://doi.org/10.1016/j.physbeh.2018.02.018
- Miquel, S., Champ, C., Day, J., Aarts, E., Bahr, B. A., Bakker, M., … Geurts, L. (2018). Poor cognitive ageing: Vulnerabilities, mechanisms and the impact of nutritional interventions. Ageing Research Reviews, 42, 40–55. https://doi.org/https://doi.org/10.1016/j.arr.2017.12.004