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Psychology
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01:830:313
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Ahmed Mahmoud Neurogenesis   Formation of Neurons:   The question of Neurogenesis   Is the nervous system, are new neurons born from neural stem cells  and migrate along radial glia to their appropriate location   Is there neurogenesis into adulthood? • Olfactory epithelium­ Live only about 60 days (rapidly)  • 80­90s, discovered in CSN in adult birds  (what about mammals?)   Until recently, neurogenesis in mammalian CNS had little support  • Occurs in 2 places in the mammalian CNS ♦ Sub­ventricular Zone­ Rostral migratory stream­ Olfactory  bulb ♦ Sub­granular zone of dentate Gyrus in hippocampus  The Hippocampus among different species   In Rats and Pigeons, it is placed on top of the brain  Humans, hippocampus is on bottom  Hippocampus does the same role in all organisms (Location/Memory  association  Pigeons & Dr. Otto’s information   Pigeons can find their way home from novel locations by using  spatial location  You let them fly 
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