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 (no͝or′ō-plăs-tĭs′ĭ-tē, nyo͝or′-)
The ability of the brain to change in structure or function in response to experience.

neu′ro·plas′tic (-plăs′tĭk) adj.
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Reframe Your Thinking Around Autism: How the Polyvagal Theory and Brain Plasticity Help Us Make Sense of Autism comes from an author who runs a therapeutic consultancy, and outlines a new method of understanding autism.
Modern video games have evolved into sophisticated experiences that instantiate many principles known by psychologists, neuroscientists, and educators to be fundamental to altering behavior, producing learning, and promoting brain plasticity.
He is an active researcher and a published author in the field, and his current research interest is in the study of human brain plasticity using MRI.
Second, we will implement an innovative memory training programme to test brain plasticity, with a focus on transferring these benefits to daily life.
Brain Plasticity is the ability of the nervous system to adapt to changed circumstances and find new ways of learning, sometimes after an injury or a stroke, but more commonly when acquiring a skill.
The ability to engage high level cognitive processing while the body is engaged in a cardiovascular workout has set Multisensory Fitness technology apart when it comes to promoting brain plasticity and neurogenesis.
For more about the Auditory Neuroscience Laboratory's research on music and learning-associated brain plasticity, visit www.
In a theoretical discussion of brain plasticity after a TBI, Bach-y-Rita noted:
Washington, March 1 ( ANI ): Scientists have identified the brain differences between poor and good sleepers - increased brain plasticity in motor cortex.
Researchers in neuropsychology, communications disorders, and speech and language therapy explore such topics as the nature of cognitive deficits and psychological function following traumatic brain injury, a theoretical approach to understanding social dysfunction in children and adolescents in traumatic brain injury, higher-level cognitive-communication approaches in chronic traumatic brain injury to harness brain plasticity, evidence-based practice and cognitive rehabilitation therapy, and training communication partners of people with traumatic brain injury.
Offering a hopeful outlook, the book discusses brain plasticity and the fact the brain is not "hard wired" and can positively adapt with targeted interventions.
We hope these results will guide public health interventions and research on brain plasticity.