Published on March 9, 2014
“The growth and development of Nervous tissue” Used to be thought that it only occurred in youth Recent evidence strongly suggests it does occur in adults as well
„I please‟ Simulated/medically ineffectual treatment for a disease or other medical condition intended to deceive the recipient
Brain-Derived Neurotrophic Factor First isolated – Pig brains, 1982 (Barde et al.) Similar to Nerve growth factor
1998 – running increases BDNF levels in the hippocampus of mice 1999 – mice running increases cell proliferation in part of hippocampus
In Humans: 2010 (Kramer et al.)– Aerobic exercise increases hippocampal volume by about 2% in 1-2 years
Help memory formation of how food was hunted or predators were escaped And/or Cell proliferation – uses lots of energy; Promise of energy replacement from food
Associated with Long-term Potentiation (a mechanism for memory formation)
Offset Neurodegenerative diseases!
NEUROGENESIS COUNTERS NEURODEGENERATION!
Alzheimer’s Disaese. Alzheimer’s Disease: Introductory Information. Neurogenesis and Alzheimer’s Disease. There is a compensatory mechanism for ...
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