new neurons in memory networks

Nature Neuroscience – 10, 273 – 275 (2007) doi:10.1038/nn0307-273

http://www.nature.com/neuro/journal/v10/n3/abs/nn0307-273.html

Josef Bischofberger

In the adult hippocampus, a brain region that is important for memory, new neurons are generated continuously. A study now shows that these newly generated neurons are preferentially activated during learning and recall of new memories.

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