Essays Tagged: "Neurogenesis"

BSE disease and the prion PrP that causes it.

School have discovered that the normal form of this prion actually plays a role in a process called neurogenesis, or creation of new neurons (cells that are responsible for the cognition function) by ...

(1 pages) 485 0 5.0 Jul/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Human Biology

The Importance of Regular Exercise on Mental Health.

of exercise have been shown to improve brain functions, increase growth hormone concentrations and neurogenesis in the hippocampus. The study by Potter and Keeling suggest that periods of timed and s ...

(4 pages) 37 0 3.0 May/2009

Subjects: Science Essays

Psychology - Brain and Research

until about age 80, where it atrophies. Lastly, new neurons are formed at about 250,000 per minute. Neurogenesis is responsible for the formation of these new neurons. I found this fact interesting be ...

(4 pages) 1 0 0.0 Oct/2014

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology