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Which Connections to Keep? How the Brain Makes Its Choice

News   Aug 07, 2019 | Original story from the Picower Institute

 
Which Connections to Keep? How the Brain Makes Its Choice

Top row: A dendritic spine comes and goes around Day 14. Bottom row: a different spine becomes permanent after about four weeks. Credit: Nedivi Lab/ MIT Picower Institute.

 
 
 

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