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How Experience Shapes Adult Neurogenesis

By Ruth Williams | October 27, 2016

Interneurons and mature granule cells in the adult mouse brain are critical for newborn neurons’ responses to novel environments.

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image: Demystifying the Brain’s GPS

Demystifying the Brain’s GPS

By Tanya Lewis | July 12, 2016

Studies in rodents are beginning to reveal how mammalian navigational sense works.

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Pioneering Memory Researcher Dies

By Tanya Lewis | May 31, 2016

Suzanne Corkin, who studied the famous patient “H.M.,” has passed away at 79.

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image: Observing Nascent Neurons in Action

Observing Nascent Neurons in Action

By Catherine Offord | March 14, 2016

Scientists image the activity of adult-born neurons in the brains of waking mice, and reveal roles for the cells in learning and memory.

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image: Algal Toxin Hurts Sea Lion Memory

Algal Toxin Hurts Sea Lion Memory

By Kerry Grens | December 16, 2015

Results could explain why the marine mammals have been stranding on the West coast in record numbers.

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image: Allele Linked to Obesity in People

Allele Linked to Obesity in People

By Kerry Grens | November 3, 2015

A single nucleotide polymorphism in BDNF is tied with lower levels of the protein and higher body-mass index.

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image: Genetic Repression Boosts Memory

Genetic Repression Boosts Memory

By Kate Yandell | October 1, 2015

Expression or translation of some genes must be turned off in the mouse hippocampus for memories to form.

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image: Neurogenesis in the Mammalian Brain

Neurogenesis in the Mammalian Brain

By Jef Akst | October 1, 2015

Neuron nurseries in the adult brains of rodents and humans appear to influence cognitive function.

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image: Targeted Information in the Rat Brain

Targeted Information in the Rat Brain

By Ruth Williams | April 30, 2015

A study shows that the hippocampus selects which information to send, and where, during different behaviors.

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image: Modifying Memories During Sleep

Modifying Memories During Sleep

By Anna Azvolinsky | March 9, 2015

Researchers create a link between a location and a reward in sleeping mice.

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