Neurology Central

Neurogenesis takes place in the amygdala of mice

Researchers from the University of Queensland (Brisbane, Australia) have reported the production of new brain cells within the amygdala, a part of the brain that is responsible for processing emotional memories. Due to the role that the amygdala may play in anxiety disorders, the findings reported in Molecular Psychiatry could aid the development of new treatments for anxiety, depression and post-traumatic stress disorder.
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