Adult-born neurons are intricately linked to cognitive performance. Here, McAvoy and colleagues could show that the successful incorporation of these neurons into the hippocampus hinges on a delicate balance of neuronal activity between mature and new-born neurons.
My contribution to the Albert Einstein College's blog - originally published January 2016 on http://blogs.einstein.yu.edu/making-a-scientists-brain-light-up/ Making a Scientist’s Brain Light Up What excites a scientist’s brain? Is it the next big breakthrough experiment that will save humanity? Is it the approval of the R01 grant that will guarantee another few years of life in the... Continue Reading →