Running doesn’t make rats forgetful

Earlier studies on other rodents linked workout-induced birth of new brain cells with memory loss

rat running on a wheel

RUN, RAT, RUN  Four weeks of exercise on a running wheel didn’t erase memories in rats, contrary to a phenomenon that has been observed previously in other rodent species.


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