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How can I increase the development of new brain cells as I age?

David A. Merrill, MD
Psychiatry
As we get older, the development of new cells continues in parts of the brain, including the memory centers. In fact, there are things you can do, such as enriching your environment or exercising regularly, that can actually promote or increase the development of new nerve cells or new neurons in old age.

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