The effects of an enriched environment on the histology of the rat cerebral cortex

  title={The effects of an enriched environment on the histology of the rat cerebral cortex},
  author={Marian Cleeves Diamond and David Krech and Mark Richard Rosenzweig},
  journal={Journal of Comparative Neurology},

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  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Anais da Academia Brasileira de Ciencias
  • 2001
Although the brain possesses a relatively constant macro structural organization, the ever-changing cerebral cortex, with its complex microarchitecture of unknown potential, is powerfully shaped by experiences before birth, during youth and, in fact, throughout life. Expand


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