Tag: Raquel Novoa-Litchford

  • Effects of Voluntary Aerobic Exercise on BDNF in CD-1 Mice Hippocampi and Memory

    By Jessica Mimms, Raquel Novoa-Litchford, Emma Friedrich, Amani Guillaume Faculty Mentor: Dr. Parrish Waters 10:00-10:50am, HCC 329 Physical exercise increases brain-derived neurotrophic factor (BDNF), a molecule important for synaptic plasticity and learning and memory. This compelled us to examine how aerobic exercise may influence BDNF in the hippocampus and amygdala. We found that aerobically exercised…