The Neurogenic Reserve Hypothesis (image) Society for Neuroscience Share Print E-Mail Caption Early-life stimulation increases neurogenesis, leading to a reserve pool of cells that can persist into old age and contribute to conserved cognitive function. Credit Merkely, Ch.M. and Wojtowicz, J.M. Role of Adult Neurogenesis in Learning and Memory. In: "Adult Neurogenesis in the Hippocampus: Health, Psychopathology and Brain Disease". Ed. J. Canales, Academic Press & Elsevier, Chapt, 4, pp.57-73, 2016. Usage Restrictions None Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.