Physical Exercises Help the Brain Produce New Neurons

The neurogenesis, or the production of new neurons after the embryonic and, in some animals, neonatal period, takes place in the hippocampus and in another brain structure called the striatum. While neurogenesis in the adult hippocampus is essential for learning…
The Brain Is Not Producing New Neurons In Adults

Over the last 20 years, there has been growing evidence that adults can produce hundreds of new nerve cells per day, raising hopes that this effect could be therapeutically useful. By promoting neurogenesis depression, dementia and other brain diseases could…