Neural consequences of enviromental enrichment

  title={Neural consequences of enviromental enrichment},
  author={H. Praag and G. Kempermann and F. Gage},
  journal={Nature Reviews Neuroscience},
  • H. Praag, G. Kempermann, F. Gage
  • Published 2000
  • Medicine, Biology
  • Nature Reviews Neuroscience
  • Neuronal plasticity is a central theme of modern neurobiology, from cellular and molecular mechanisms of synapse formation in Drosophila to behavioural recovery from strokes in elderly humans. Although the methods used to measure plastic responses differ, the stimuli required to elicit plasticity are thought to be activity-dependent. In this article, we focus on the neuronal changes that occur in response to complex stimulation by an enriched environment. We emphasize the behavioural and… CONTINUE READING
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