The Road We Travelled: Discovery, Choreography, and Significance of Brain Replaceable Neurons

@article{Nottebohm2004TheRW,
  title={The Road We Travelled: Discovery, Choreography, and Significance of Brain Replaceable Neurons},
  author={F. Nottebohm},
  journal={Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences},
  year={2004},
  volume={1016}
}
  • F. Nottebohm
  • Published 2004
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences
Abstract: Neurons are constantly added to the telencephalon of songbirds. In the high vocal center (HVC), where this has been studied, new neurons replace older ones that died. Peaks in replacement are seasonal and affect some neuronal classes but not others. Peaks in replacement coincide with peaks in information acquisition. The new neurons are produced by division of cells in the wall of the lateral ventricle. Where studied closely, the neuronal stem cells proved to be radial glia. Life… Expand
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