Newborn neurons in the adult brain may help us adapt to the environment

The discovery that the human brain continues to produce new neurons in adulthood challenged a major dogma in the field of neuroscience, but the role of these neurons in behavior and cognition is still not clear. In a review article published by Cell Press Feb. 21 in Trends in Cognitive Sciences, Princeton University researchers synthesize the vast literature on this topic, reviewing environmental factors that influence the birth of new neurons in the adult hippocampus. —> Read More Here


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