Flowering Neurons (image) University of Pittsburgh Share Print E-Mail Caption Pitt and CMU researchers discovered that new neural activity patterns emerge with long-term learning and established a causal link between these patterns and new behavioral abilities. This illustration shows new roots -- depicted as neurons -- blossoming into a flower that represents a new behavior or skill. Credit Frank Harris for the University of Pittsburgh Usage Restrictions None Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.