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Neurogenesis (birth of neurons) is the process by which neurons are generated. Most active during pre-natal development, neurogenesis is responsible for populating the growing brain.
How does the brain change with age?

How does the brain change with age?

What are the effects of prenatal exposure to alcohol and marijuana on fetal development?

What are the effects of prenatal exposure to alcohol and marijuana on fetal development?

The interrelationship between diet, physical health, and depression

The interrelationship between diet, physical health, and depression

Study highlights the importance of the gut microbiota during early neurodevelopment

Study highlights the importance of the gut microbiota during early neurodevelopment

Study lays the groundwork for developing new technologies to detect neurodegenerative diseases

Study lays the groundwork for developing new technologies to detect neurodegenerative diseases

Study provides a key link between the social environment and healthy brains

Study provides a key link between the social environment and healthy brains

Researchers corroborate the importance of exercise for cognitive function

Researchers corroborate the importance of exercise for cognitive function

Does maternal obesity impact fetal brain development?

Does maternal obesity impact fetal brain development?

Study provides insight into cellular and molecular mechanisms involved in COVID-19 delirium

Study provides insight into cellular and molecular mechanisms involved in COVID-19 delirium

Social motivator effectively rescues rehab participation in mice after spinal cord injury

Social motivator effectively rescues rehab participation in mice after spinal cord injury

Does leptin play a role in Parkinson’s disease?

Does leptin play a role in Parkinson’s disease?

UCLA scientists receive $10 million to shed light on the developing brain's cellular infrastructure

UCLA scientists receive $10 million to shed light on the developing brain's cellular infrastructure

Role of the transketolase-like 1 gene in the development of the modern human brain

Role of the transketolase-like 1 gene in the development of the modern human brain

Single amino acid change in TKTL1 protein underlies greater neuron production in modern humans than Neandertals

Single amino acid change in TKTL1 protein underlies greater neuron production in modern humans than Neandertals

A single genomic change may have given modern humans an advantage over Neanderthals

A single genomic change may have given modern humans an advantage over Neanderthals

Increasing the production of new neurons rescues memory defects in mice with Alzheimer's disease

Increasing the production of new neurons rescues memory defects in mice with Alzheimer's disease

How do female sex hormones affect sleep, and memory?

How do female sex hormones affect sleep, and memory?

Brain immune response to SARS-CoV-2 infection

Brain immune response to SARS-CoV-2 infection

Study identifies how ketamine works as a rapid antidepressant

Study identifies how ketamine works as a rapid antidepressant