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New Brain Cells Get Time-Stamped

January 30th, 2009

Episode 46 of 579 episodes

A study published in the journal Neuron indicates that newborn neurons in the hippocampus get a sort of time stamp. So events that occur at the same time are forever linked in our minds. Karen Hopkin reports