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Neuron Creation in Brain's Memory Centre Stops After Childhood


Nerve cells in hippocampus

Nerve cells (red) in the hippocampus.

Credit: Thomas Deerinck, NCMIR/SPL

Every day, the human hippocampus, a brain region involved in learning and memory, creates hundreds of new nerve cells—or so scientists thought.

From Nature
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