Neurobiologists restore youthful vigor to adult mouse brains.

Researchers wanted to know whether the flexibility of the juvenile brain could be restored to the adult brain. Apparently, it can: They’ve successfully re-created a critical juvenile period in the brains of adult mice. In other words, the researchers have reactivated brain plasticity — the rapid and robust changes in neural pathways and synapses as a result of learning and experience.

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www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2015/05/150518121847.htm

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