Cortical reorganization after spinal cord injury: Always for good?

  title={Cortical reorganization after spinal cord injury: Always for good?},
  author={K. A. Moxon and A. Oliviero and J. Aguilar and G. Foffani},
  • K. A. Moxon, A. Oliviero, +1 author G. Foffani
  • Published 2014
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Neuroscience
  • Plasticity constitutes the basis of behavioral changes as a result of experience. It refers to neural network shaping and re-shaping at the global level and to synaptic contacts remodeling at the local level, either during learning or memory encoding, or as a result of acute or chronic pathological conditions. 'Plastic' brain reorganization after central nervous system lesions has a pivotal role in the recovery and rehabilitation of sensory and motor dysfunction, but can also be "maladaptive… CONTINUE READING
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