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Research refutes famous study, shows neurons created through exercise don’t erase old memories.


Exercise is well-known for its cognitive benefits because it causes neurogenesis, the creation of new neurons, in the hippocampus, which is a key brain region for learning, memory and mood regulation. Therefore, it was a surprise in 2014 when researchers found that exercise caused animals to forget what they’d already learned, stunning the field of hippocampal neurogenesis.  Now, a study

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