Newborn Brain Cells Improve Our Ability To Navigate Our Environment:read more by clicking the title.
"ScienceDaily (July 11, 2009) — Although the fact that we generate new brain cells throughout life is no longer disputed, their purpose has been the topic of much debate. Now, an international collaboration of researchers made a big leap forward in understanding what all these newborn neurons might actually do. Their study, published in the July 10, 2009, issue of the journal Science, illustrates how these young cells improve our ability to navigate our environment."
Sunday, July 12, 2009
I'm not sure of the exact point as of today. But it has to do with new brain cells making finer distinctions. It feels like that means learning.