Changes in Gray Matter Induced by Learning—Revisited

  title={Changes in Gray Matter Induced by Learning—Revisited},
  author={Joenna Driemeyer and Janina Boyke and Christian Gaser and Christian B{\"u}chel and Arne May},
  journal={PLoS ONE},
Background Recently, activation-dependant structural brain plasticity in humans has been demonstrated in adults after three months of training a visio-motor skill. Learning three-ball cascade juggling was associated with a transient and highly selective increase in brain gray matter in the occipito-temporal cortex comprising the motion sensitive area hMT/V5 bilaterally. However, the exact time-scale of usage-dependant structural changes occur is still unknown. A better understanding of the… 

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