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Latest Neuroplasticity Stories

2011-06-13 15:37:21

Scientists have known for years that neurogenesis takes place throughout adulthood in the hippocampus of the mammalian brain.

2011-05-25 14:34:44

Researchers at Mount Sinai School of Medicine have published new data on why the aging brain is less resilient and less capable of learning from life experiences.

2011-05-11 01:02:54

The part of the brain that uses hearing to determine sound location is reorganized in deaf animals to locate visual targets.

2011-05-05 07:30:17

New research from the University of Chicago Medical Center has given new insight into just what makes cocaine and nicotine so addictive.

2011-04-29 12:02:38

The brain is apparently programmed from birth to develop the ability to determine sunrise and sunset, new research on circadian rhythms at the University of Chicago shows.

2011-04-12 14:49:24

Drinking alcohol primes certain areas of our brain to learn and remember better.

2011-04-07 18:54:40

Virtual reality and other video games can significantly improve motor function in stroke patients.

2011-03-23 20:39:46

It is well established that environmental enrichment, providing animals with rich sensory, motor, and social stimulation, produces both dramatic increases in the number of synapses in the brain and enhanced learning.

2011-03-23 15:25:01

The human brain loses 5 to 10% of its weight between the ages of 20 and 90 years old.


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  • An armed gangster.
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