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Nurturing newborn neurons sharpens minds in mice

Adult mice engineered to have more newborn neurons in their brain memory hub excelled at accurately discriminating between similar experiences – an ability that declines with normal aging and in some anxiety disorders. ...

dateApr 03, 2011 in Neuroscience
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What the brain saw

The moment we open our eyes, we perceive the world with apparent ease. But the question of how neurons in the retina encode what we "see" has been a tricky one. A key obstacle to understanding how our brain functions is that ...

dateMar 31, 2011 in Medical research
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