Brain tissue samples suggest we stop growing new neurons in our early teens

Brain tissue samples suggest we stop growing new neurons in our early teens

Two brain samples reveal how neurogenesis changes over time. At left, a sample from an infant brain reveals young neurons (green) in the hippocampus alongside more mature neurons (red), At right, mature neurons predominate in an adult human hippocampus. (Ken Probst and Sorrells et al.)

Source: latimes.com