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New neurons in old brains: learning to survive?


Two studies examine how experience regulates neurogenesis in the adult rodent hippocampus. Although their conclusions appear contradictory, they may in fact be reconcilable.

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Figure 1: Time course of the water-maze experiments.


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Greenough, W., Cohen, N. & Juraska, J. New neurons in old brains: learning to survive?. Nat Neurosci 2, 203–205 (1999).

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