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Myelin production vital to learning new skills

Dec 3, 2014 by

Although it’s not necessary for retaining new skills, myelin appears to be crucial for learning new skills, such as playing a musical instrument....

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Lack of socialization reduces brain’s myelin in mice

Nov 29, 2012 by

When adult mice are isolated from social contact, their brains produce less myelin (the sheath around the nerve fibers). They also found that they had fewer myelin-forming cells in the part of the brain used for thinking and complex...

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