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Exercise Generates New Neurons, Improves Cognition in Alzheimer’s Mouse

A study finds that neurogenesis -- inducing the production of new neurons -- in the brain structure in which memories are encoded can improve cognitive function in a mouse model of Alzheimer's disease.


10 Brain Myths Busted

After thousands of years of studying and treating every aspect of the brain, there are still many facets that remain mysterious. And because the brain is so complex, we tend to simplify information about how it works in order to make it more understandable. Both of these things put together have resulted in many myths about the brain. Let's look at 9 myths that have been circulating about the brain.


You Can Grow New Brain Cells. Here’s How

For more than a century, medical science firmly believed that we were born with all the brain cells we would ever have. Once they are lost, they cannot be regenerated. That belief has changed.