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What does DG stand for?

DG stands for Dentate Gyrus

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The dentate gyrus of the hippocampus is one of only two areas in the brain that generate new brain cells in adults, and is highly sensitive to glucocorticoid stress hormones, Kaufer said.
A key message in "Born Smart" is the possibility of increasing a baby's intelligence prior to birth by regulating the supply of copper to an unborn baby gestation and thereby enhancing the development of the hippocampus and dentate gyrus (the higher learning and thinking areas of the brain).
More specifically, our findings predict that any intervention that causes a decrease in blood glucose should increase dentate gyrus function and would therefore be cognitively beneficial.
granule cells) that are around 10 micrometers in diameter found in the dentate gyrus.