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Which of the following statements is true about our current scientific understanding of the brain?

13. Which of the following statements is true about our current scientific understanding of the brain?

  • We’re born with a set number of neurons–no new neurons can be born in our brains after infancy.
  • As we get older our brains only deteriorate and there’s nothing we can do about it.
  • An enriched environment (surrounding ourselves with creative, supportive people) strengthens the synapses in our brains.
  • Isolating ourselves and focusing completely on our studies is the only path to success.