Tag: Sydney Hall

  • The Effects of Voluntary Exercise on BDNF Levels and Anxiety in Mice

    By: Sydney Hall, Elizabeth Foreman, and Kelsey Wilcox Faculty mentor: Dr. Parrish Waters Abstract: Regular performance of exercise can decrease levels of anxiety and depression (Binder et al., 2004). In this study, we aim to determine the behavioral changes in mice after 8 weeks of either voluntary wheel-running or sedentary. We measured levels of BDNF,…