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Chapter 2 Neuroplasticity and Virtual Reality

  title={Chapter 2 Neuroplasticity and Virtual Reality},
  author={Katharine L. Cheung and Eugene Tunik and Sergei V. Adamovich and Lara A. Boyd},
In this chapter we discuss neuroplasticity and consider how VR technology may be used to promote motor learning and rehabilitation. First, we discuss the nature of neuroplasticity and the physiological mechanisms involved in the induction of both shortand long-term changes that enable us to store and retrieve memories for later use. Second, we review how neuroplastic changes can be indexed using biological principles and the underlying tenets of learning. Third, we consider the fundamental… 

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