Posted on September 16, 2021
- Not so long ago, scientists thought we were born with all the brain cells we would ever have. But using modern brain imagery, neurologists now tell us that the brain can continue to grow new cells, even in our later years. This process, called neurogenesis, protects our memory. We can promote neurogenesis by eating and sleeping well, controlling stress, getting enough exercise, spending time with others—and notably, by learning new things.