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Outsmarting (and outrunning) nature’s harsh decree

Twenty years ago, 2 studies showed that behavioral experience affects proliferation & survival of newborn neurons in adult hippocampus, suggesting adult neurogenesis as a form of experience-dependent neuroplasticity relevant to memory, emotion, & mental health.

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Drew, M.R., Denny, C.A. Outsmarting (and outrunning) nature’s harsh decree. Nat Neurosci 21, 1141–1142 (2018).

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