ERIC Number: EJ586623
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Publication Date: 1999
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New Nerve Cells for the Adult Brain.
Kempermann, Gerd; Gage, Fred H.
Scientific American, v280 n5 p48-53 May 1999
Contrary to dogma, the human brain does produce new nerve cells in adulthood. The mature human brain spawns neurons routinely in the hippocampus, an area important to memory and learning. This research can make it possible to ease any number of disorders involving neurological damage and death. (CCM)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
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