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Behavior & experience shape neurogenesis

When a group of genetically identical mice lived in the same complex enclosure for 3 months, individuals that explored the environment more grew more new neurons than less adventurous mice, according to a study published on May 9 in Science. … Continue reading

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Curious Behavior

After thousands of years of contemplating and studying the human condition, it is shocking how little attention has been paid to our most common, and in some ways defining, behaviors. In┬áCurious Behavior, Robert Provine provides clear, entertaining, and (most importantly) … Continue reading

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