Scientific American: Does the adult brain really grow new neurons?

| Posted in Brain Disease, Brain Education, Brain Research

The observation that the human brain churns out new neurons throughout life is one of the biggest neuroscience discoveries of the past 20 years. The idea has captured immense popular and scientific interest—not least, because of hopes the brain’s regenerative capacity might be harnessed to boost cognition or to treat injury or disease. (March 8, 2018)

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