Episode 6 – Sociology and Genetics with Dr. Peter Barr

Welcome back to Why Science! In this episode we speak with Dr. Peter Barr about how he uses sociology, genetics and statistics to learn more about the relationships between behavior, the environment and mental health outcomes.

Why Science is a podcast about behavioral and emotional health research at Virginia Commonwealth University. During each episode we welcome a new guest from VCU to discuss their work ranging from substance use to stress, mindfulness to empathy and everything in between.

Why Science is produced in partnership with the National Institute for Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, the ALT Lab at VCU and WVCW Student Radio. Each episode is hosted, recorded and edited by COBE media specialist Craig Zirpolo.