• Gould Lab. Professor Elizabeth Gould.

    Professor Elizabeth Gould, top right, with members of her lab, from left, Lyra Olson ’16, Maya Opendak GS, Adam Brockett GS, postdoc Elise Cope, and Lily Offit ’15. {credit: Ricardo Barros.}

  • Brain Boosters

    FOR A LONG TIME, scientists believed that a mammal’s brain stopped adding neurons — the building blocks of the nervous system — soon after birth. When children, teenagers, or adults learned and formed new memories, it was thought, there were changes in the connections between existing neurons, not the creation of new ones. (FULL ARTICLE)