>> I'd like to get a feel for this controversy. Various publications, including
> the NYT today, say that findings indicating neurogenesis in humans have long
> been resisted by the neuroscientific community, being contrary to dogma. On the
> other hand, my professor at the Salk told me their really isn't a controversy.
> Is there? Perhaps just over whether new neurons are functional?
there's actually no 'controversy'. the relatively-recent findings 'just'
make everything that was worked-out long ago (neuronal trophic dynamics)
much more robust.
K. P. Collins